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Database block sizes allowed when creating a database.


[Startup]    DBSizesAllowed=n[n,n...]


Comma separated list of allowed database block sizes – 4096, 8192, 16384, 32768, 65536 – that you can select when creating a database.


DBSizesAllowed=8192, 16384

Range of Values

4096, 8192, 16384, 32768, 65536. Default is 8192.

Management Portal

On the page System Administration > Configuration > Additional Settings > Startup, in the DBSizesAllowed row, select Edit.


When you enable an additional database block size, you must allocate memory to the database cache for that block size so that Caché will create the needed pool of global buffers for that size; for more information, see Allocating Memory to the Routine and Database Caches in the “Preparing to Install” chapter of the Caché Installation Guide. For guidelines for choosing the appropriate database block/global buffer sizes for your applications, see Large Block Size Considerations in the “Configuring Caché” chapter of the Caché System Administration Guide.

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