E-AE: Application Engine Performance Issue When Any Type of Trace is On and Trace File Written To A Directory Located Under NFS

(Doc ID 1590996.1)

Last updated on JUNE 01, 2016

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.52 to 8.54 [Release 8.4]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Running Application Engine(AE) on PT 8.52

TraceAE is set to 7 in command line or Process Definition or psprcs.cfg.

PeopleSoft ARPredict job when run creates a trace file of about ~400Mb in size.  When the trace file is written to a local disk drive the batch process completes in 30 seconds.
If the same test is run but targets the trace file to a directory located on an NFS file system, it will take 4 minutes 30 seconds to complete.

The process should take same amount of time to complete when trace file location is in NFS file system or in local file system.

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Following PeopleCode was tested as part of the PeopleCode step in AEMINITEST

2. AEMINITEST was invoked from Process Scheduler and Command Line with

3. Use strace to  to verify No open/close calls to AET file.


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