SORTSIZE—Specify Sort Size for Storage Tasks

The SORTSIZE keyword specifies the sort storage size.
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The SORTSIZE keyword specifies the sort storage size. The maximum value is 953 MB.
When you use SHRLEVEL CHANGE with REBUILD INDEX, the SORTSIZE keyword is passed to
Rapid Reorg
for execution during the rebuild. For a description of the SORTSIZE keyword in
Rapid Reorg
, see SORTSIZE.
This keyword has the following syntax:
SORTSIZE [
4M
|MAX|
n
M|
n
K]
  • MAX
    Reserves the maximum main storage for the sort program.
  • n
    M
    Reserves
    n
    times M (M = 1,048,576) bytes of main storage, where
    n
    can be up to 953. The size is converted to KB and rounded to the next higher 4 KB.
    Default:
    4 MB
  • n
    K
    Reserves
    n
    times K (K = 1024) bytes of main storage, where
    n
    can be up to 975,872. The size is rounded to the next higher 4 KB.