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Database Administration
Maintaining and Monitoring Your Database : Maintaining Database Structure

Maintaining Database Structure

Once you create and start a database, you must manage the database so that it operates efficiently and meets the needs of users. This chapter describes methods to manage the database structure and alter it as necessary to improve storage and performance.
* OpenEdge Structure utility
* OpenEdge Structure Statistics utility
* OpenEdge Structure List utility
* Using the OpenEdge Structure Add utility
* OpenEdge Structure Add Online utility
* Area numbers
* Validating structure description files
* Using the OpenEdge Structure Remove utility
* Maintaining indexes and tables
* Performing chain analysis online
* Using virtual system tables