ASTECH InterMediaChanging Your Perspective. Optimizing Your MAAX Database
Cleaning up your user folder • Purge your old and unused queries,Changing Your Perspective. bandings, VFs, etc. • Think about dependencies • Database cleanup
Standard Naming Conventions • Virtual Fields:Changing Your Perspective. VF_NAME_FIRST_REP_03272006 • Queries: QY_SUB_STATUS_REP_03272006 • Bandings: BN_SERVICE_CODE_REP_03272006 • Crosstabs: CT_SERVICE_VS_PAY_METH_REP_03272006
Field Descriptions • Use field descriptions to help others know who, what, when, or why a fieldChanging Your Perspective. was created
Copying VFs, Queries, Bandings • How not to copyChanging Your Perspective. Dependencies are not maintained
Copying Queries, Bandings, VFs (cont.) • The right way to copy (CTRL C)Changing Your Perspective.
Exports • The Good Export to the EXPORT folder on Citrix I: driveChanging Your Perspective.
Exports • The Good (cont.) Export to the EXPORT folder on Citrix I: driveChanging Your Perspective.
Exports • The Bad Do not export directly to the your local C: drive (C$)Changing Your Perspective.
Exports • The Bad (cont.) Do not export directly to the Citrix C: driveChanging Your Perspective.
Exports • The Ugly Never export directly to the Citrix desktopChanging Your Perspective.
Exports • The Ugly (cont.)Changing Your Perspective. The desktop may appear to be your local desktop, but it is NOT. It is the Citrix server desktop.
Removing or renaming tables or fields • Any dependencies are affectedChanging Your Perspective.
Removing or renaming tables or fields • Only rename Virtual Fields, not originalChanging Your Perspective. fields created from the build process! • Edit VFs, queries etc. to reflect new name or delete • Not correcting this will cause longer database build times
Removing or renaming tables or fields (cont.) • To find the dependency, edit the VF or query,Changing Your Perspective. click ‘OK’ and a message will appear
Discrete fields • All 1 byte fields are automaticallyChanging Your Perspective. discrete • On fields that you won’t use the discrete setting, make them not discrete to save on build times