The reason is to provide IBM i with arms to manage. Creating one storage space would be the same as giving an IBM i instance only one disk drive. Bad plan from an I/O performance stand point. The architecture just works better when it's allowed to do what it is designed to do.

Jim Oberholtzer
Chief Technical Architect
Agile Technology Architects

On 6/23/2011 3:19 PM, Jack Kingsley wrote:
Jim, curious, I never heard of having a storage space only based on 35GB??,
could you elaborate on this part. If I need 150GB of space I would just
create 1 storage space.

On Thu, Jun 23, 2011 at 4:01 PM, Evan Harris<auctionitis@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Yes, the partition will be created with a HMC
> On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 12:04 AM, Jack Kingsley
> <iseriesflorida@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Evan, are you creating this with an HMC or ??
> >
> > On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 6:21 PM, Evan Harris<auctionitis@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> >
> >> Hi Jim
> >>
> >> Thanks again for all the feedback. Your guess about the memory may
> >> well be correct - I know the machine in question did not have loads of
> >> memory at the time.
> >>
> >> --
> >> Regards
> >> Evan Harris
> >>
> >> --
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