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Alternatives to "BLDINDEX"

 
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k_rajen1

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 04, 2009 10:07 am    Post subject: Alternatives to "BLDINDEX"
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I am using IDCAMS to build alternate index file (using BLDINDEX), however the CPU usage is high. Is there any alternative method to build the alternative index in a cost effective way?

Total Records in base File = approx 50 million
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 04, 2009 11:25 am    Post subject:
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I would say that IDCAMS would be the only way.

What is the CPU usage against elapsed
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 04, 2009 11:49 am    Post subject:
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*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*
* TIMINGS *
* *
* ELAPSED....... 13:11.45 *
* CPU(TCB)...... 03:50.04 *
* CPU(SRB)...... 00:01.22 *
* INIT.......... 00:00.02 *
* I/O INTRPT.... 00:00.56 *
* RESIDENT...... 13:11.25 *
* ACTIVE........ 13:11.25 *
* DEV CONNECT... 35:27.55 *
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* STEP START.... 20:19:49 *
* ALLOC START... 20:19:49 *
* PGM START..... 20:19:49 *
* STEP END...... 20:33:00 *
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 04, 2009 12:02 pm    Post subject:
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I can recall having played with the SORTCALL and INTERNALSORT / EXTERNALSORT parameters in the past to try and speed up the AIX building.

Suggest that you have a try and see if you can get any improvement
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