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PI49266: EXCEL TEST DATA SETS USE VERY LARGE AMOUNTS OF MEMORY

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Tests and stubs that use Excel test data sets consume large
    amounts of memory.
    The amount of memory can be orders of magnitude greater than the
    size of the Excel file.
    
    WORKAROUND:
    
    Convert from Excel to CSV file to reduce memory usage.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Users of Excel spreadsheets as data sources.                 *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * Tests and stubs that use Excel test data sets consume large  *
    * amounts of memory.                                           *
    * The amount of memory can be orders of magnitude greater than *
    * the size of the Excel file.                                  *
    *                                                              *
    * WORKAROUND:                                                  *
    *                                                              *
    * Convert from Excel to CSV file to reduce memory usage.       *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix for this issue was provided in version 8.7.0.3 of Rational
    Integration Tester.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI49266

  • Reported component name

    RATL TEST VIRT

  • Reported component ID

    5725G9400

  • Reported release

    860

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2015-09-23

  • Closed date

    2015-11-18

  • Last modified date

    2015-11-18

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    RATL TEST VIRT

  • Fixed component ID

    5725G9400

Applicable component levels

  • R800 PSN

       UP

  • R801 PSN

       UP

  • R850 PSN

       UP

  • R851 PSN

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  • R860 PSN

       UP

  • R870 PSY

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  • R871 PSY

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Document information

More support for: Rational Test Virtualization Server

Software version: 8.6

Reference #: PI49266

Modified date: 18 November 2015