# Re: Calculating effects of increasing PCTUSED

*From*: "Tony Adolph" <tony.adolph.dba@xxxxxxxxx>*To*: rjoralist@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx*Date*: Fri, 5 Dec 2008 11:43:47 +1300

Is the table growing faster than expected due to parallel inserts using the append hint? ... inserting 8 rows in parallel 8 append would create 8 extents. It doesn't answer your performance testing question, just a thought. Also you might want to think about using a merge statement instead. Rgds Tony

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