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    Aleph slow / exceptionally high iowait%

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 20

    Problem Symptoms:
    Extreme slowness in production Aleph instance. "top" shows wa% (iowait%) very high (40-60%).

    Netbackup and RMAN daily backups taking too long.

    Use Snapshot backup instead of Netbackup/RMAN. Move (hosted) site to more powerful server.

    Category: System Management (500)

    Subject: Performance

    • Article last edited: 10/8/2013