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  • Heap Lock Error

    I have a client running an app in Alpha5, version4.0 & he was "attempting" to delete some records from a table with these indexes. There are "1070 records" in the file

    He got a HEAP LOCK ERROR.

    Name Order Exp Filter

    Completed WORKNO WORKSTAT="COMPLETED"
    Equipment EQUIPMENT
    Hold WORKNO WORKSTAT="HOLD"
    Open WORKNO WORKSTAT"""COMPLETED"
    Pm_Number PM_NUMBER
    Project PROJECT

    I would not say these indexes would be putting extensive demands on Alpha5

    What do you recommend he do?

    Thanks.

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    RE: Heap Lock Error

    I recommend he update to v. 4.03 at least. Going to 4.5 would be better.

    I prefer not to ever use filtered indexes, so if I were troubleshooting this, I'd strip them out, and substitute new queries throughout the app where needed.

    Search this forum for other threads dealing with this error. Examine the sequence that was being done. If he was automating the deletion sequence with a script, the script itself may be the source of the problem. Something somewhere has cause Alpha Five to begin a process before previous processes were finished. For example, if undo on delete is present in a post field rule, a bulk deletion may overwhelm resources.

    -- tom

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