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  1. Preface
  2. Analyst Service
  3. Content Management Service
  4. Data Integration Service
  5. Data Integration Service Architecture
  6. Data Integration Service Management
  7. Data Integration Service Grid
  8. Data Integration Service Applications
  9. Mass Ingestion Service
  10. Metadata Access Service
  11. Metadata Manager Service
  12. Model Repository Service
  13. PowerCenter Integration Service
  14. PowerCenter Integration Service Architecture
  15. High Availability for the PowerCenter Integration Service
  16. PowerCenter Repository Service
  17. PowerCenter Repository Management
  18. PowerExchange Listener Service
  19. PowerExchange Logger Service
  20. SAP BW Service
  21. Search Service
  22. System Services
  23. Test Data Manager Service
  24. Test Data Warehouse Service
  25. Web Services Hub
  26. Application Service Upgrade
  27. Application Service Databases
  28. Connecting to Databases from Windows
  29. Connecting to Databases from UNIX
  30. Updating the DynamicSections Parameter of a DB2 Database

Creating a Database for the PowerCenter Repository

Creating a Database for the PowerCenter Repository

Before you can manage a repository with a PowerCenter Repository Service, you need a database to hold the repository database tables. You can create the repository on any supported database system.
Use the database management system client to create the database. The repository database name must be unique. If you create a repository in a database with an existing repository, the create operation fails. You must delete the existing repository in the target database before creating the new repository.
To protect the repository and improve performance, do not create the repository on an overloaded machine. The machine running the repository database system must have a network connection to the node that runs the PowerCenter Repository Service.
You can optimize repository performance on IBM DB2 EEE databases when you store a PowerCenter repository in a single-node tablespace. When setting up an IBM DB2 EEE database, the database administrator must define the database on a single node.