One of the more misunderstood aspects of CA IDMS indexing is the creation and impact of orphan records. This document will describe the creation of orphans as part of the process of the splitting of SR8 records, how they impact index performance, resolution of the orphan condition, and ways to minimize occurrences of the creation of orphans within high activity indexes.
See the attached Word Doc CA IDMS Index Orphans.docx
CA IDMS DATABASE ADMINISTRATION GUIDE - Index Management
Release: IDADSO00100-18.5-ADS-for CA-IDMS