• Subject: Re: Date Last used
  • From: Bob Larkin <blarkin@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 28 Jan 1999 01:17:42 -0800

Do NOT forget to check all the system journals on the sustem. I took one system
from 93% to 78% by getting rid of all the old journal receivers. They had NEVER
been deleted since the system was installed.
Bob

Joe Teff wrote:

> A related issue here is "soft deletes" or records that are deleted by a code
> in the record than physically being deleted. These situations are harder to
> find but can be a bigger culprit than physically deleted records.
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
> ------------------------
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chuck Lewis <CLEWIS@IQUEST.NET>
> To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
> Date: Wednesday, January 27, 1999 7:33 PM
> Subject: Re: Date Last used
>
> >Scott,
> >
> >You have gotten a TON of great advice. I've been where you are several
> times in
> >the past !
> >
> >One thing I would add is to check for files that need to be reorganized !
> SOME
> >3rd party vendors (and usually the ones that create multiple million record
> files
> >and are constantly deleting out of them...) have files with deleted record
> counts
> >that would BLOW your mind ! We actually had 7-8 million record files with 5
> or 6
> >active records in them !!!
> >
> >I wrote a series of programs several years ago that would check files in
> all
> >libraries for this and produce a list.
> >
> >Also check for unneeded PTF SAVF's and also permanently apply PTF's !!!
> >
> >Exactly what box are you on, what model drives and what OS version ?
> >
> >Good luck !
> >
> >Chuck
> >
> >Scott Swaim wrote:
> >
> >> Is it OK to deleted objects from you system that have been install on the
> >> system from the beginning but do not have a date last used?  I have a
> system
> >> that is nearing 90% and it is not feasible to upgrade at this time.  I
> would
> >> like to remove unused objects from the IBM libraries as I have already
> >> cleaned the user libraries.
> >>
> >> Scott Swaim
> >> scott@qualitycorps.com
> >>
> >> (The opinions expressed are not necessarily those of my employer,
> >> unless they are correct.  They would like as much credit as possible.)
> >>
>
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