Impact of failure dump on import duration

JohnP
Occasional Contributor

Impact of failure dump on import duration

Hi all,

 

I remember reading a best practice somewhere (not quite sure where) that if possible an action should return "Success" by default rather than "Process complete but with failures", as failure dump generation lengthens the import duration.

 

Just wondering if this is the case and if anyone's aware of any correlation between the size of the failure dump and the import duration?

 

Best wishes,

 

John

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ashubham
Occasional Contributor

I do not have a definitive answer for this but whenever a failure occurs there are some additional steps that happen to a normal process, such as:

 

1. Retry & Additional try-catch exception handling.

2. Addition of failure in the failure log.

 

For both these actions, the volume will impact as they will grow the overall process time

rob_marshall
Moderator

@JohnP 

 

Yes, you are correct, all actions should complete with a Success for two reasons:

  • you know all data is correct and if there is, in fact, an error/warning, the import needs further investigation
  • having the system create a debug log does in fact lengthen the action time because it has to create said debug log.  The length of time it creates the debug log is dependent on the number of issues the import has found.

Rob