Re: Index Maintenance Vs Insert Response Time

From: Antony Raj <>
Date: Tue, 7 Feb 2012 10:15:50 -0800 (PST)
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93% of execution time spent on the wait event "db file sequential read" on the Unique Index of the table.

From: "Iotzov, Iordan" <> To: "" <>; "" <> Cc: "" <> Sent: Tuesday, February 7, 2012 12:08 PM Subject: RE: Index Maintenance Vs Insert Response Time

Are there any triggers or constraints defined on the table?

Even though the indexes of the large table can be significantly bigger compared to when it was smaller, their height would only increase by one ( from 2 to 3 most likely) . The increased index height would slow most SQL statements, including INSERTs, but that (my opinion!)  could not account for the reported 5 times increase in execution time.

What wait event was most prevalent during the execution?

Iordan Iotzov

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From: [] On Behalf Of Antony Raj Sent: Tuesday, February 07, 2012 11:17 AM To:
Subject: Re: Index Maintenance Vs Insert Response Time


It's an Insert .... select.
The select part is spending exactly the same amount of time(13 secs) from the extended trace.

Rows  Operation

0  LOAD TABLE CONVENTIONAL (crC1112 pr4448 pw=0 time11385671 us) 43,564    FILTER (crB7284 prD8 pw=0 time572425 us)


From: Sidney Chen <> To:
Cc: "" <> Sent: Tuesday, February 7, 2012 11:05 AM Subject: Re: Index Maintenance Vs Insert Response Time

Hi Antony,
Have you enabled entended sql trace to check the what's the major component of the current 6-7 minutes. Unless identifying what's responsible for the response time, we can only guess.

what's the method to insert the rows, are inserted in a single statment, in by inserting 45,000 times, in such a case,  you may want to try the array insert method, the forall statment.


Sidney Chen


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