RE: Temp space in 10g and data insert speed

  • From: "Ron Rogers" <RROGERS@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <gmei@xxxxxxxxxx>, <ineyman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <Gints.Plivna@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2005 12:42:47 -0500

Thanks for the input.
 That might be a good choice if the network was not reliable.( not
saying that ours is the best)
but the table sizes are around 3 - 4 Gig in size and have 10s of
millions of rows. Time to transfer the
data to the server temp table and then load from the temp table could
be very prohibitive.
I have checked the reference manual for 10g that I downloaded yesterday
and I am starting with
the parameters pga_aggregate_target while adjusting the sga_target to
match the memory
in the server.
I will keep you posted.

>>> "Guang Mei" <gmei@xxxxxxxxxx> 01/11/2005 11:56:57 AM >>>
I have never tested it, but it may worth trying by "copy" the remote
to a local table first (I think there is a copy command in sqlplus),
insert them into your destination table.


-----Original Message-----
From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
[mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Ron Rogers
Sent: Tuesday, January 11, 2005 11:35 AM
To: oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx; ineyman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx;
Subject: RE: Temp space in 10g and data insert speed

 Thanks for the feedback, It gives me other avenues to venture down.
The load procedures are.
Log into server 1 and issue "insert into table1@databaselink select *
from table1;"
on the larger tables I would separate the inserts by the primary key
(saledate) and
load a month at a time then commit;

I will look into the WORKAREA_SIZE_POLICY parameter and it's impact
when I get a chance. Right now I'm tied up with new client pc
It's great to have a multi- tasking job.

>>> "Gints Plivna" <Gints.Plivna@xxxxxxxxx> 01/11/2005 9:47:43 AM >>>
According to docs default value for 10g for parameter
WORKAREA_SIZE_POLICY is AUTO. As you havent it explicitly set to
in init file which means you are using automatic sizing of PGA defined
by  pga_aggregate_target. As you have commented out
it may use its default value and once again from docs it is 10 MB or
of the size of the SGA, whichever is greater. Probably 20% (~130M I
think) in your case is big enough.

But if you are using WORKAREA_SIZE_POLICY=AUTO then Oracle doesn't use
sort_area_size and sort_area_retained_size.

And you haven't told anything about data loading process, so probably
problem isn't in db parameters.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> On Behalf Of Igor Neyman
> Sent: Tuesday, January 11, 2005 4:24 PM
> To: RROGERS@xxxxxxxxxxxxx; oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> Subject: RE: Temp space in 10g and data insert speed
> Why do you think tempfile should be increasing? May be it's big
> To check usage of tempfile look into V$TEMPSTAT.
> Also, increasing sort_area_size and sort_area_retained size might
> with the performance.
> Igor Neyman, OCP DBA
> ineyman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx 


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