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PointBase System Guide
Table of Contents


Preface

Purpose
Audience
Release Notes
Document Feedback
Document Conventions Used in This Guide

Before You Begin

PointBase Jar Files
Understanding CLASSPATH
Understanding How CLASSPATH Works
Setting the CLASSPATH
Using JAR and ZIP files

Starting the PointBase RDBMS

PointBase Commander and Console
Starting PointBase Commander or Console for the First Time

Advanced Tips for Starting PointBase

Tips for Starting PointBase Server
Tips for Starting PointBase Embedded or Client

Using PointBase Commander and Console

PointBase Commander
PointBase Console

Verifying the PointBase RDBMS

PointBase Commander
PointBase Console
A JDBC Application
PointBase Example

Configuring PointBase RDBMS

PointBase.ini File
Configuring Database Properties

Tuning Parameters for Performance

Cache.size
Database.pagesize
Fetch.blocksize
Log.forcewrite
Sort.size
SQLCaching.size
Table.pageReserve

PointBase Cryptography

Database Encryption
Client and Server Communication Encryption
Available Algorithms
Setting Database Encryption
Setting Client and Server Communication Encryption

Database Log Flushing

How to Flush the Log Setting the log.filesize
How to Flush the Log Using PointBase Commander

PointBase Internationalization

What Types of Businesses are Likely to Use Unicode?
Are There any Limitations to Unicode?
Implementation
Restrictions

Using PointBase With IDEs

Sun's Forte for Java IDE
Borland JBuilder
IBM VisualAge
WebGain Visual Cafe 4.1

Appendix A: System Tables

Appendix B: Error Messages

Appendix C: Country and Language Codes

Language Codes
Country Codes

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