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sa_unload_cost_model system procedure

Unloads the current cost model to the specified file.

Syntax
sa_unload_cost_model ( file_name )
Arguments
  • file_name   Use this CHAR(256) parameter to specify the name of the file in which to unload the data. Because it is the database server that executes the system procedure, file_name specifies a file on the database server computer, and a relative file_name specifies a file relative to the database server's starting directory.

Remarks

The optimizer uses cost models to determine optimal access plans for queries. The database server maintains a cost model for each database. The cost model for a database can be recalibrated at any time using the CALIBRATE SERVER clause of the ALTER DATABASE statement. For example, you might decide to recalibrate the cost model if you move the database onto non-standard hardware.

The sa_unload_cost_model system procedure allows you save a cost model to an ASCII file (file_name). You can then log into another database and use the sa_load_cost_model system procedure to load the cost model from the first database into the second one. This avoids having to recalibrate the second database.

Note

The sa_unload_cost_model system procedure does not include CALIBRATE PARALLEL READ information in the file.

Using the sa_unload_cost_model system procedure eliminates repetitive, time-consuming recalibration activities when there is a large number of similar hardware installations.

Permissions

DBA authority required

You must have write permissions where the file is created.

Side effects

None

See also
Example

The following example unloads the cost model to a file called costmodel8:

CALL sa_unload_cost_model( 'costmodel8' );