Re: Best way to delete million records
Date: 30 Jun 2008 16:49:13 GMT
fefe78 <peppo_at_puppurnazzi.com> wrote:
> The table is indexed, and this is a one time procedure.
What is it indexed on?
> After this will be scheduled a job to daily delete old records.
Given this, I doubt that all 43 million rows need to be deleted in a single atomic transaction. If that is the case, breaking it into smaller transactions could prevent causing havoc with the undo.
> In some forums I red that drop indexes and ricreate them after deletion,
> could be a good solution.
If the indexes are important, then dropping them will effectively "stop service", which you say is not allowed.
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