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Database Layout Guidelines

As with most client-server applications, the overall performance of Siebel eBusiness Applications is largely dependent on the I/O performance of the Database Server. To promote optimal I/O performance, it is critical that the tables and indexes in the database be arranged across available disk devices in a manner that evenly distributes the I/O load.

The mechanism for distributing database objects varies by RDBMS, depending on the way in which storage space is allocated. Most databases can force a given object to be created on a specific disk.

 Siebel Server Installation Guide for Microsoft Windows 
 Published: 25 June 2003