number of dump threads

number of dump threads controls the number of threads that SAP ASE spawns to perform a memory dump.

Summary Information

Default value


Range of values

1 (disabled, no parallelism) – 8 (fully parallel)



Display level


Required role

System administrator

Configuration group

Group Diagnostics

Using the appropriate value for number of dump threads can reduce the amount of time the engines are halted during the memory dump.

When you are determining the number of threads for memory: