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MF64773 - LIC-DB-OTHER-PERFM Reduce CPU utilization for Numeric and De

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Abstract

LIC-DB-OTHER-PERFM Reduce CPU utilization for Numeric and De


Pre/Co-Requisite PTF / Fix List

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APAR Error Description / Circumvention

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Many Numeric and Decimal operations use special methods to load
or store data.  The implementation of these methods is not as
optimal as possible for newer power processors.  This can result
in extra CPU being required when executing the operations.

CORRECTION FOR APAR MA46976 :
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The special methods used by Numeric and Decimal operations to
load or store data have been optimized for the newer power
processors.

CIRCUMVENTION FOR APAR MA46976 :
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None.


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Supersedes

PTF/FIX NO(S).  APAR TITLE LINE
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     NONE

Summary Information

System.............................. i
Models..............................
Release............................. V7R3M0
Licensed Program............... 5770999
APAR Fixed.......................... View details for APAR MA46976
Superseded by:...................... View fix details for PTF MF66205
Recompile........................... N
Library............................. QSYS
MRI Feature ........................ NONE
Cum Level........................... C8242730


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Document information

More support for: i family

Software version: V7R3M0

Operating system(s): OS/400

Reference #: MF64773

Modified date: 24 April 2018