Dbverify (dbv) in parallel

Today, I read the blog of Uwe Hesse about multiple dbverify sessions accessing one large datafile in parallel. I had some doubts if running multiple dbverify in parallel can significantly speed up the verification process but it looked like a good idea to me, so I decided to write a perl script to fetch size of the datafile, then spawn dbverify processes according to the desired parallelism.

Here’s the test result: