compression memory size

compression memory size determines the size (in 2KB pages) of the memory pool SAP ASE uses to decompress a compressed dump. SAP ASE uses the value for compression memory size while loading a compressed dump into an archive database.

Summary Information

Default value


Range of values

0 – 2147483647



Display level


Required role

System administrator

Configuration group

Physical Memory

When you set compression memory size to 0, no pool is created and a compressed dump cannot be loaded.

See System Administration Guide: Volume 2 > Creating a Compression Memory Pool.