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:) Very cool - sounds like a good opportunity - BTW, I just googled for Crystal Reports performance tips - there are a number of hits with 5 tips - one including grouping on server in the file/ options/ database where there is another setting - Use Index or Server for Speed

HTH
Vern

On 12/24/2013 6:36 PM, Hoteltravelfundotcom wrote:
the datawarehouse currently is on the I. This is sort of a pilot project.
But the table he created is 3.5 mill records and caused the crystal
to stop out of memory.Not going to do anything will nilly. I would be more
comfortable to create a logical. trying to learn some of the newer features
on the I which are available to us.


On Tue, Dec 24, 2013 at 4:37 PM, Vernon Hamberg <vhamberg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:

To the OP - as I suggested elsewhere, be VERRRRRY careful!

Using Run SQL Scripts from Navigator is a verrrrrrry unmanaged process.

Cheers
Vern

On 12/24/2013 3:11 PM, Gary Thompson wrote:
I have never used System I Navigator to create an index.

I do know Navigator can create the SQL statement to create
an index or even a table from an existing index or table,
but I have never created an SQL statement from Index Advisor,
but I do see a way to do that:

Expand Databases, then expand Schemas, then select and expand
a Schema/Database(Library), then right-click a Schema and
click on Index Advisor in the far-right menu to open the Index
Advisor window.

In the list of Tables at the left of the Index Advisor window, you
can right-click to get a window that has >Create Index< as an option.

I expect it will take a minute or two to create sql for the index
and open Run Sql Scripts.

Happy Holidays.


-----Original Message-----
From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:
midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Hoteltravelfundotcom
Sent: Tuesday, December 24, 2013 11:28 AM
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Subject: Re: SQL created table slows reporting tool

how do yo make indexes, is it via the System I Navigator?


On Mon, Dec 23, 2013 at 12:32 PM, Gary Thompson <gthompson@xxxxxxxxxxx
wrote:

As time permits you may want to look at System i Navigator Index
advisor.

Index advisor provides recommended indexes you can build to improve
response time.

-----Original Message-----
From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:
midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Hoteltravelfundotcom
Sent: Monday, December 23, 2013 10:20 AM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: Re: SQL created table slows reporting tool

i beleive they have an option 'group on server' at any rate we have
been much better since we switched to Views on the i rather than the
ad hoc crystal sql. The issue here is we have a new data warehouse
file which is very large and has no indexing.


On Mon, Dec 23, 2013 at 9:07 AM, Vernon Hamberg
<vhamberg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
wrote:
Actually I'm not saying that you have to make either a stored proc
or LFs or views.

You do need to be sure that you tell Crystal to run the query on the
server, not at the PC. Crystal at least used to, by default, run all
queries on the PC, which means that the entire table had to be
downloaded from the server, then the query is run against that "full"
copy.
I like the idea of using a view - to limit the columns downloaded -
and maybe the rows, due to selection. You will still benefit from
making the query be run on the server, then downloading only the
results. I think this is especially the case, because you will
likely not want to make a view for each WHERE possibility - so if
your Crystal report has parameters for selection, again, you need to
run the query on the server
- it's a setting somewhere in Crystal, last I saw, which is years ago!

HTH
Vern

On 12/23/2013 7:55 AM, Hoteltravelfundotcom wrote:
in this case i was just taking a peek at the raw table. So it
seems that what you are saying is we have to make either stored
proc or
logical/views
on the Ibm i. this is fine, This is what we currently do on the
dds based PF's.


On Sun, Dec 22, 2013 at 11:42 PM, Vernon Hamberg
<vhamberg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:

Is the out-of-memory condition on the PC or on the IBM i?

In any case, be sure to set CR to have the SELECT done on the
server, that is, on the IBM i - NOT on the PC - in the latter
case, the entire file has to be downloaded, THEN the query is run
against it. Bad Bad
Bad!!
There are other confusing things about this question, but I'll
leave my questions to what I asked already.

HTH
Vern

On 12/22/2013 4:58 PM, Hoteltravelfundotcom wrote:
We have for first time a consultant is making a data warehouse
for
us.
This
particular
file is in DDS as TXT. It has about 3.5 million records with
more
coulmns
than below.
I selected this table in the Crystal Reports and only about 8
fields
but
it
creates an
out of memory shutdown. Prior I am using always Views or logical
index based files and never had this issue. Is this something
where we need
to
creates such logicals on ths
raw data ware house file?

CREATE TABLE PROJ_1/WHS1 (
CUSTOMER# CHAR ( 8),
NAME CHAR (40 ),
CITY CHAR (30 ),
STATE CHAR (3 ),
COUNTRY CHAR (3 ),
ZIP_CODE char (10 ),
ITEM# CHAR (15 ),
ITEM_TEXT CHAR (40 ),
ORDER# CHAR (8 ),
ORD_STATUS CHAR (2 ),
INVOICE# CHAR (8 ),
ORD_DATE NUMERIC (8 , 0),
INV_DATE numeric (8 , 0),
ORD_TYPE CHAR (3 ),
CUST_TYPE CHAR (3 ),
PROD_LINE CHAR (3 ),
SALES_REP CHAR (3 ),
WAREHOUSE CHAR (3 ),
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