How to determine the progress DBREINDEX
Posted on 2008-10-28
I have executed a reindex on a large table. While I started it during and off peak time, it is nearing a peak time and it is not finished. Is there anyway for me to find out what the progress is on the process so that I can estimate when it will finish? It has been running for approximately 10 hours now.
I do know from my research that if I would cancel it now, it would have to rollback all changes and would most likely take another 10 hours. I am satisfied the best option is to push through, but would like to have an idea of how long that may be.
Would I be able to tell by the size of the database file?