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Startup Command and Parameter Reference
Startup Parameter Descriptions : Prefetch factor (-prefetchFactor)

Prefetch factor (-prefetchFactor)

Use Prefetch Factor (-prefetchFactor) to establish a percentage of a network message required to contain prefetched data before sending the message to a waiting remote client.
Operating system and syntax
UNIX / Windows
-prefetchFactor n
Use with
Maximum value
Minimum value
Single-user default
Multi-user default
Database Server

1 The default of 0 give pre-Release 11.1 behavior

The percent of a message buffer to fill before sending it to a waiting remote client.
The number of records in a network buffer is also influenced by the Prefetch Num Recs (-prefetchNumRecs) parameter. See the OpenEdge Data Management: Database Administration for a discussion of the interaction between the parameters.