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Suppose after upgrading to NetWare v3.11 and the NetWare Btrieve NLM v5.15, Btrieve is running slower than expected. What are the factors and how to fix them?

Answer:

The following are the factors

- The page sizes of Btrieve are set to 1024 and 512 bytes

- All the workstations are configured with IPX v2.15

- The disk block size was set to a size apart from default 4k block size

- These factors cause a minor Btrieve performance degradation.

The following are the combination of factors to improve performance.

- Rebuild the file size of Btrieve with a page size of 4096 bytes

- Upgrade IPX to v3.10

- Recreate all the volumes block size with 4k

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