• Subject: RE: PF File Definition questions...
  • From: "Callahan, Terry L" <terry.l.callahan@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 15 Oct 1999 08:25:33 -0400

Chuck, our account tries to avoid keying the PF.  We have several systems in
lightning prone areas and poor power supplied systems and if the system goes
down while updating a PF in a batch, one can get duplicate records in the
file that are not easy to remove with upddta.  We usually have to download a
fix program since getting at these duplicates can be difficult to do.  We
know that it is not supposed to happen since the PF is keyed, but it does.

I have heard from one of our vendors that system performance begins to
degrade around having nine logicals over a physical, but that may have been
propaganda to overlook other flaws in their system.
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