MS Sql Server 2000 Log Shipping - taking too long
Posted on 2011-09-14
I Have Sql server which log ships the transaction log to a standby server used for reporting. I am presented with the following issue the transaction log is not consistent in size its output in between min 5mb to just over 1gb.
When the file is applied by the standby server from Saturday to Weds it extremely slow, but then it happens to speed reducing the out of sync time and by Thursday / Friday is fully operational
This issue is happening on weekly basis.
So far set a trace on DBCC TRACEON (3004, 3605, -1) to determine any errors, but none have been captured.
DBCC Checkdb (DB) takes too long to process in query analyser processed for 30 mins no results returned
DBCC loginfo (db) returns 561 rows which would indicate Vlf may not be an issue
The domain accounts on the server are permissions on the shared drive are correctly assigned, no hardware bottlenecks
The problem has started over the past month .
Any advice is appreciated