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RDBPROD: Long Rollback on a Failed CREATE INDEX Using NOLOGGING (Doc ID 985945.1)

Last updated on MAY 02, 2017

Applies to:

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


Goal

NOLOGGING was used on a create index command to create an index in a MIXED area. The job aborted before it was complete and it took many hours to roll it back. With NOLOGGING, we expected the rollback to happen quickly. Why did it take hours to roll back this transaction?

Solution

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