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2113220 - High CPU comsumption when using appcontxt() built-in function - SAP ASE


  • There is a performance problem when using the appcontext() built-in function (set_appcontext - get_appcontext - rm_appcontext - get_appcontext) in stored procedures.
  • The stored procedures are owned by the DBO.
  • This problem relates to the permission management.
  • A high CPU utilization is observed when monitoring the ASE server.
  • This symptom is associated to a high spinlock contention on a multi-engine ASE.
  • The name of the impacted spinlock is fglockspins.



SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 15.7 and 16.0


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0


750500, CR750500, authorization, security, sa_role, appcontext , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , Bug Filed

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