Modifying Data Cache Sizes

Modify the size of the data cache and specify the number of partitions in the data cache.

You need sa_role to modify data caches. For more details on administering data caches, see the System Administration Guide.

  1. In the Perspective Resources view, select the server to monitor, click the drop-down arrow, and select Monitor.
  2. In the left pane, select Caches.
  3. Select the cache to configure.
  4. Right-click the selected cache to display the Resize option that allows you to modify the size of the data cache.
    You see the current size of the data cache, available space, and partition information.
  5. Enter the new size of the data cache.
    An increase in the data cache size takes immediate effect; a decrease requires a server restart.
  6. (Optional) Enter a new values for the partitions in the data cache.
  7. (Optional) Use Calculate Overhead to calculate the amount of memory required to resize the data cache with the new input size.
  8. Click Save.
    The dialog box closes if the operation succeeds, otherwise SAP Control Center displays an error and the dialog box remains open.