Re: [Emerald] Serious Issue

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Thu, 25 Mar 1999 08:05:49 -0800 wrote:
> Well we attempted to consolidate yesterday with no such luck.
> 2.5.261
> Our calls table is huge with 1801136
> records showing on select count(*) from calls
> The summary shows 13 periods to consolidate. However, about 30 hours
> only 15k records were done. Is this typical? At that rate we would
> never finish consolidating. The SQL server runs on a P2-450, 512MB
> It seemed to have messed something up after the emerald client was
> killed...we cannot email invoices out returns an error.
> At this point I am about willing to dump call records in the call
> table and start fresh consolidating every week to keep it low.
> Dale how long do you think it would take to run a
> delete * from calls with that many records? Will it mess anything up?
> Should anything be done like radius stopped before it is run?

First, did you go into the Admin, DB Maintence and run the calls
Update? If you don't, the consolidation will run really slow and
not actually do much.

Secondly, make sure you have indexes on your Satus, AccountID,
and ServerID fields (these are the fields the Update Calls option
in the admin modifies, and the primary fields of the consolidation.

Lastly, you might want to look at your indexesin SQLEW and see if
the statistics are up to date (right click over the calls table,
select indexes, choose each index and select the distribution button).
If the stats have not been updated recently, update them before
the consolidation. The latest checkdb.sql also includes a cursor
at the bottom that will update the stats on all your indexes. I
would recommend running it atleast once a week.


Dale E. Reed Jr. Emerald and RadiusNT__________________________________________IEA Software, Inc.

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