|Oracle Workflow Administrator's Guide|
Part Number B10283-02
The performance of Oracle Workflow depends on several different factors. You can enhance performance in your workflow process design through effective use of synchronous, asynchronous, and forced synchronous processes, item attributes, message attributes, subprocesses, and deferred activities. You can also use partitioning and purging techniques to address performance issues associated with large quantities of runtime data.
Managing Runtime Data for Performance
The Oracle Applications Tuning Handbook by Andy Tremayne and Steve Mayze (Oracle Press, ISBN 0-07-212549-7)
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