RDBPROD: Slow Deletes Doing Many Record Fetches (Doc ID 1223163.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Rdb Server on OpenVMS - Version 7.0 and later
HP OpenVMS Alpha
HP OpenVMS Itanium
HP OpenVMS VAX

Symptoms

Deleting rows from a table is slow. RMU/SHOW STATISTICS shows that many record fetches are being done for each delete. The Record Statistics Screen shows something like:

statistic......... rate.per.second............. total....... average......
name.............. max..... cur..... avg....... count....... per.trans....
...
record fetched       208589   184086   196459.8     22581090    11290545.0
...
 erased                  18       17       12.4         1426         713.0

Cause

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