Physical Database DDL Statements

Physical Database Description Statements
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Physical Database Description Statements
The following table summarizes the statements described in this section in order by verb. The statement descriptions are arranged in alphabetic order by noun.
Statement
Purpose
ALTER ARCHIVE JOURNAL
Modifies the definition of an archive journal file
ALTER AREA
Modifies the definition of an area
ALTER BUFFER
Modifies the definition of a database buffer
ALTER DBGROUP
Modifies a database group within a database name table
ALTER DBNAME
Modifies an entry in the database name table
ALTER DBTABLE
Modifies a database name table definition
ALTER DISK JOURNAL
Modifies the definition of a disk journal file
ALTER DMCL
Modifies a DMCL definition
ALTER FILE
Modifies the definition of a database file
ALTER JOURNAL BUFFER
Modifies the definition of a journal buffer
ALTER SEGMENT
Modifies the definition of a segment
ALTER TAPE JOURNAL
Modifies the definition of a tape journal file
CREATE ARCHIVE JOURNAL
Defines an archive journal file
CREATE AREA
Defines an area
CREATE BUFFER
Defines a database buffer
CREATE DBGROUP
Adds a database group to a database name table
CREATE DBNAME
Adds an entry to the database name table
CREATE DBTABLE
Creates a database name table
CREATE DISK JOURNAL
Defines a disk journal file
CREATE DMCL
Defines a DMCL
CREATE FILE
Defines a database file
CREATE JOURNAL BUFFER
Defines a journal buffer
CREATE SEGMENT
Defines a segment
CREATE TAPE JOURNAL
Defines a tape journal file
DISPLAY ARCHIVE JOURNAL
Displays the definition of an archive journal file
DISPLAY AREA
Displays the definition of an area
DISPLAY BUFFER
Displays the definition of a database buffer
DISPLAY DISK JOURNAL
Displays the definition of a disk journal file
DISPLAY DMCL
Displays a DMCL definition
DISPLAY FILE
Displays the definition of a database file
DISPLAY JOURNAL BUFFER
Displays the definition of a journal buffer
DISPLAY SEGMENT
Displays the definition of a segment
DISPLAY TAPE JOURNAL
Displays the definition of a tape journal file
DROP ARCHIVE JOURNAL
Deletes the definition of an archive journal file
DROP AREA
Deletes the definition of an area
DROP BUFFER
Deletes the definition of a database buffer
DROP DBGROUP
Deletes a database group from the database name table
DROP DBNAME
Deletes an entry from the database name table
DROP DBTABLE
Deletes the definition of a database name table
DROP DISK JOURNAL
Deletes the definition of a disk journal file
DROP DMCL
Deletes a DMCL definition
DROP FILE
Deletes the definition of a database file
DROP JOURNAL BUFFER
Deletes the definition of a journal buffer
DROP SEGMENT
Deletes the definition of a segment
DROP TAPE JOURNAL
Deletes the definition of a tape journal file
GENERATE DBTABLE
Generates a database name table load module
GENERATE DMCL
Generates a DMCL load module
PUNCH ARCHIVE JOURNAL
Punches the definition of an archive journal file
PUNCH AREA
Punches the definition of an area
PUNCH BUFFER
Punches the definition of a database buffer
PUNCH DISK JOURNAL
Punches the definition of a disk journal file
PUNCH DMCL
Punches a DMCL definition
PUNCH FILE
Punches the definition of a database file
PUNCH JOURNAL BUFFER
Punches the definition of a journal buffer
PUNCH SEGMENT
Punches the definition of a segment
PUNCH TAPE JOURNAL
Punches the definition of a tape journal file