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  • #16
    Re: Fast On Computer BUT Crawls from Synology NAS

    You may find using shadow databases on your work stations will improve performance. Lots of information on this in the help files.


    • #17
      Re: Fast On Computer BUT Crawls from Synology NAS

      Ted and Friends,

      My computer guy is telling me we are doing exactly as you have described on the network. I also am using shadow databases, but still getting a slow response. Again my computer guy is telling me that it is using up network resources on start up and any click on record for changing or adding new records. He believes the issue is the size of the query. It is eating up network resources.


      • #18
        Re: Fast On Computer BUT Crawls from Synology NAS

        Can you show us the "Query".
        Also DS1517+. is at 2 gig as standard, so that will slow you up a bit unless you upgraded the RAM.
        Running Virus software will also slow things down.
        Can you check what else is running on the DS1517+?
        It is built to run applications and is indeed a server in it's own right, so it should handle a lot of traffic.

        This confuses me somewhat
        "The amount of data being transferred from simply opening the database (.adb) and running a single query is around 275MB (bytes). " That sounds like you are running the whole application from the DS.

        When using shadowed (or as used to be Network Optimised mode) the .adb is run on the local machine, NOT the server.

        So, please confirm you are running the application on the local machine and aren't using the .adb on the DS by mistake. That will cause a load of traffic which you don't need. This is the logical process if it helps.

        Logical RT.doc
        Ted Giles
        Example Consulting - UK

        See our site for Alpha Support, Conversion and Upgrade.


        • #19
          Re: Fast On Computer BUT Crawls from Synology NAS

          Definitely running with an shadow copy of of the database. This morning I double checked to make sure that it was the case and set it up again. I also did a workspace compact then set up a shadow again. Then went to entering records. The entry was running a bit faster on the initial go around, but the entry slowed as more records were entered. It is not a largely developed application. Basically have it open to a tabbed form where we enter most of our client records. I am wondering if I found an issue that may be slowing it down as normally with other applications I use I have indexes built on the table or set, but in this case the index from the order expression on the form. Would that slow it down?


          • #20
            Re: Fast On Computer BUT Crawls from Synology NAS

            2 suggestions;
            First, move the index to the table. If the Filter and Order are set in the Form, they are being built each time a record is entered on the NAS.
            Second, send me a zipped copy to examine on my installation. I will send you a PM regarding this.
            Ted Giles
            Example Consulting - UK

            See our site for Alpha Support, Conversion and Upgrade.


            • #21
              Re: Fast On Computer BUT Crawls from Synology NAS

              I did follow the first suggestion, but did not see any improvement in record entry.

              Thanks for your second suggestion. I sent a zipped copy for your examination. Thanks!