From: Knut Anders Hatlen <Knut.Hatlen@Sun.COM>
To: Derby Discussion <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, September 24, 2009 4:00:52 AM
Subject: Re: Horrible performance - how can I reclaim table space?
T K <email@example.com
> BTW, I have to ask this question: how exactly do we define OFFLINE
> compression? I assume I still bring the database up and call the compression
> stored proc from ij, but no one else connects, correct?
When people talk about offline compression, I think they mean the
SYSCS_UTIL.SYSCS_COMPRESS_TABLE routine, as opposed to
SYSCS_UTIL.SYSCS_INPLACE_COMPRESS_TABLE. Probably, the use of
online/offline when talking about compression is due to confusion with
the backup terminology.