RE: Insert contention on RAC

From: Tim Gorman <>
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2008 17:09:49 -0600
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Quoting "Mark W. Farnham" <>:

> (A Gorman is where you totally avoid contention with an existing big
> partitioned table being affected by dataloads by doing a partition exchange
> after the data is loaded. So this is a modified Gorman, in that you'll be
> exchanging in the n tables to something that was formerly empty.)
> (If Tim doesn't like me calling that a Gorman, I'll withdraw it.)

...well, it's better than the previous definition of a "Gorman", which involves a bone-headed move resulting in serious injury that makes people cringe on the replay...

...and I don't even want to think about the previous definition of a "modified Gorman", except that it makes dogs start howling...

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