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PSQRYSRV Options

PSQRYSRV handles the SQL that is generated by PeopleSoft Query (PSQED.EXE). With PSQRYSRV configured, SQL-intensive, complicated, user-defined queries are offloaded to a dedicated server process, thus freeing PSAPPSRV and PSQCKSRV to handle the SQL requests for which they are more suited.

Note: When running PS/nVision reports from a three-tier, Windows client connection, the system also routes the SQL generated by both matrix (ledger-based) and tabular (PS Query-based) reports through PSQRYSRV if it is enabled.

PSQCKSRV also processes SQLRequest services; however, if PSQRYSRV is configured, it processes all SQLRequests that are initiated specifically by PSQuery (SQLQuery:SQLRequest) or PS/nVision.

Like the PSQCKSRV server process, PSQRYSRV is an optional server process. However, if you allow users to initiate queries from PeopleSoft Query, you should take advantage of this server process.

Min Instances

Enter how many servers are started at boot time. This translates to the PSQRYSRV server's –m (min) parameter in the UBB file.

Max Instances

Enter the maximum number of servers that can be started. This translates to the PSQRYSRV server's –M (Max) parameter in the UBB file.

Service Timeout

Enter the number of seconds that PSQRYSRV waits for a request before timing out. This stops runaway processes.

Recycle Count

Enter the number of service requests that each server carries out before being terminated (intentionally) by Tuxedo and then immediately restarted. Servers must be intermittently recycled to clear buffer areas. The time that is required to recycle a server is negligible, occurring in milliseconds.

If the recycle count is set to 0, PSQRYSRV is never recycled.

Allowed Consec Service Failures

Enter a number greater than 0 to enable dynamic server process restarts for service failures. To disable this option, enter 0. The default is 2. The value that you enter is the number of consecutive service failures that will cause a recycle of the server process. This is a catchall error handling routine that enables PSAPPSRV, PSQCKSRV, PSQRYSRV, and PSSAMSRV to terminate themselves if they receive multiple, consecutive, fatal error messages from service routines. Such errors should not occur consecutively, but if they do, the server process must be recycled or cleansed. A retry message appears on the client browser when this occurs.

Max Fetch Size

Enter the maximum size (in KB) of a result set that is returned from a SELECT query. Use 0 for no limit.

Use Dirty-Read

(Applies only to DB2 systems.) Enter 1 to enable the application server to read uncommitted data from a table. Enter 0 to disable dirty reads.

This parameter can be used for general reporting and PeopleSoft Query. You can run dirty read queries through the application server, the Process Scheduler, and in a two-tier connection. The Use Dirty-Read setting in the application server configuration controls the behavior of PSAPPSRV, PSQCKSRV, and PSQRYSRV.

Note: Dirty reads are not recommended if you are reading data and doing subsequent processing based on the disposition of the data at the time that it is read. Between the time the data is read by a subsequent process and the time the unit of work is completed by the first process, any activity affecting the table data at the time a subsequent process read could be rolled back, invalidating the accuracy of the data that a subsequent process read.

Serial Recycle

Use the PSAPPSRV specifications.