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scattering factor

Discussion in 'Database Admin' started by shailendra atre, Apr 16, 2012.

  1. shailendra atre

    shailendra atre New Member

    what is scattering factor exactly? i read in dgr The degree of distance between records in the table........
     
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  3. TomBascom

    TomBascom Curmudgeon

    What is "dgr"?

    The "scatter factor" as reported by proutil dbName -C tabanlys is a measure of how far apart blocks containing records for a table are. In type 2 areas it is mostly a pointless metric. (And everyone should have all of their data in type 2 areas...)

    For a much more detailed discussion: 123 Scatter!
     

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