Multiprocessor application design guidelines

If you are moving applications from a single-CPU environment to an SMP environment, this section offers some issues to consider.

Increased throughput on multiprocessor Adaptive Servers makes it more likely that multiple processes may try to access a data page simultaneously. It is especially important to adhere to the principles of good database design to avoid contention. Following are some of the application design considerations that are especially important in an SMP environment.