FMP processing undermines overall OSX performance substantially
FMP Advanced 13.05
Operating system version
Description of the issue
We do a lot of data import and processing with FMP 13 as a single-user desktop application.
The processing involves building indexing, doing field calculations, et cetera.
When doing such work, the high end iMac i7 ( 32GB RAM, 3TB Fusion drive ) is overwhelmed in general.
For example, the keyboard behavior is erratic regardless of the app used at the time.
With a "modern" OS, there should not be so much interference from the one app.
Is this a FMP problem or an OSX Yosemite (10.10.2) problem???
We prefer not to have a dedicated Mac just for importing the data.
And we have no need to use FMP Server.
Why, these days, is the FMP memory cache still limited to 512MB??
Do we need to purchase a high-end ( fast ) SSD drive??
Steps to reproduce the problem
Any time importing or processing large data sets with FMP
Would like to use the computer for other tasks while FMP is at work.
Largely can't. Typing is especially erratic.
Exact text of any error message(s) that appear
iMac 27 3.4GHz i7, 32GB RAM, 3TB Fusion Drive, 2TB free HD memory