Example 1: Create Index Taking Too Long

Problem Description

CustomerA was creating indexes for a large table in its database, but the time required to create the index appeared to be excessive. The following is the db2batch output, which shows the time required to create the index:

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						Statement number: 1
						create index x1 on staff (id)
						Elapsed Time is:           1068.922   seconds
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Problem Analysis and Resolution

Step 1: Examine the Database and Database Manager Configuration Parameters
Database manager configuration

The three parameters in the database manager configuration that typically have a big impact on the create index operation are the SHEAPTHRES, MAX_QUERYDEGREE, ...

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