Subject RE: [IB-Architect] Insert Speed
Author Jim Starkey
At 12:16 AM 4/9/00 -0400, Claudio Valderrama C. wrote:
> Some specific points, hope brief to answer:
>- When I look at rdb$pages, am I watching at the PIP or at a high level view
>of the PIP or they are not related at all?
>- About generator pages, can I assume there're no practical limits on the
>number of generators? When I no longer need one of these, if I delete the
>appropriate entry in rdb$generators, will the "deleted generator" remain
>anyway for all the lifetime of the database? Can I get rid of it with a
>backup/restore since there's no DROP GENERATOR command? I don't expect an
>unused generator to hold too much space, so this question is motivated
>mainly by curiosity.

The PIP stuff is answered in another post.

A generate consumes 32 bits from a disk file. Not worth recovering.

Jim Starkey