SAP Parameter stat/runtime_clock - SAP runtime clock


Short text
SAP runtime clock

Parameter description
stat/runtime_clock defines which clock is used for the runtimemeasurements (ABAP commans get run time or transaction ATRA). There aretwo clocks in the system: A clock based on gettimeofday and aplatform-specific clock based on a hardware register. The second clockhas better resolution and is less expensive to call, but does not workproperly in all environments.

Work area

Parameter unit
Special character string (see below)

Default value

Who is allowed
Customer with SAP support

Limitation for os
On HP or DEC computers with multiple CPUs, the clock based ongettimeofday should be used.

Limitation for db

Other parameter

  • gettimeofday on clock based on gettimeofday

  • sap_clock on clock based on HW register