Cloning a database enables you to perform operations without affecting your production database. The Storage Foundation for DB2 GUI provides the Create Clone Database wizard to enable you to create a clone of your database. Choose the method to create the clone database:
If storage is more important than performance, use Storage Checkpoint to create a clone database. A clone database created with Storage Checkpoint requires half as much storage as a clone database created with Database FlashSnap. However, over a longer period of time, the storage will slowly increase for a clone created with Storage Checkpoint.