You must always ensure that there is enough space on the disk to save data and logs. Otherwise, a disk-full event will occur and the database will stop working.
The frequency at which savepoints are defined can be configured in the persistence section of the global.ini file (every 5 minutes by default).
Savepoints are also triggered automatically by a number of other operations such as:
- data backup,
You can trigger a savepoint manually by executing the following statement
ALTER SYSTEM SAVEPOINT