RE: local write wait event

John,

You don't mention a version, but it sounds to me like you'd want
to use global temporary tables and avoid the TRUNCATE all together.

-Mark

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KG/All,

>see this during (rarely) Truncating a large table while most of the
>buffers of that table in cache. During TRUNCATEs the session has to a
>local checkpoint and during this process, the session may wait for
>'local write' wait.

We are seeing a number of these waits on a largish Oracle Applications
database that has frequent TRUNCATEs some 'temporary' tables that are =
used
for Inventory's ATP (Available-To-Promise) processes. Makes sense!

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