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Extremely slow import for Server based FM database

Question asked by striper on Jun 6, 2012
Latest reply on Jun 6, 2012 by philmodjunk


Extremely slow import for Server based FM database

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I have FM Server running (in another state) and the databse is hosted there.  Its a single file database that has dozens of tables and many layouts.

Each day there are 6 tables that need all of the records deleted and replaced with current data.

I would say between 3k and 9k records are imported to each of the 6 tables daily.

There is a script in the hosted database that deletes all records in each table, and imports the new data.

The problem is that when I run the hosted database from my machine remotely, and I try to run the script, it takes forever to delete and import the data.  The data being imported is on my local machine, so I know that takes a little longer, but the delete and import seem to go in slow motion.

Im thinking maybe I should dump the data files to the sever drive, but can FM Server run the script and manage the delete locally on the server drive?