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SAP ABAP Program – reading an internal table with binary search vs without binary search

In my SAP experience, I often find that bad SAP job/program performance is due to poor program internal table handling. This is especially true when most of program/job run time is spent on CPU/ABAP side. One of common performance pitfalls is that internal table reading is not efficient. Read an internal table using binary search…

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SAP background job is running long due to inefficient index

In this post, I would show how I did troubleshooting on a long running job. My investigation found that runtime of the job was mostly spent on reading a SAP table VLKPA. The SQL access path chosen by database to read the table is correct based on then-existing VLKPA index. But the index used is…

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