Patent Number: 7,305,583

Title: Command initiated logical dumping facility

Abstract: Diagnostic information is produced from a computer memory operably connected to a DBMS. A command is received from a user wherein the command comprises an identifier of a resource associated with the DBMS. The identifier is utilized to determine one or more control blocks residing within the computer memory and wherein the one or more control blocks are related to the resource. The memory locations occupied by the one or more control blocks are determined and the contents of the memory locations are then copied to a target destination. In this manner, the target destination forms a logical dump containing the diagnostic information.

Inventors: D'Angelo; Dario (Los Gatos, CA), Sullivan; Thomas R. (San Jose, CA)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G06F 11/00 (20060101); G06F 11/36 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2020-12-04 0:00:00