Frankfurt Airport’s luggage delivery system is right on target with Maklee

Maklee has continued its success at Frankfurt Airport with outstanding results for its Baggage Reconciliation System (BRS-XP).

Frankfurt Airport is one of the world’s busiest, with thousands of flights serving over 300 destinations worldwide each week and a high percentage of international transfers.

BRS-XP is an innovative passenger baggage reconciliation system that provides efficient, accurate baggage control, ensuring that only bags belonging to passengers on board are loaded and that each bag has proper authorization. BRS-XP comprises an airport-wide network based on type p520 IBM servers running the IBM AIX operating system. This complex and sophisticated system takes into account the requirements of all airlines while executing the comprehensive collation and reconciliation of passenger and baggage data.

Maklee was consulted to improve the performance of the Oracle database, which is the core of the BRS-XP system. This was achieved by creating changes in the areas of memory management, I/O subsystem and the network subsystem. Maklee tuned numerous database parameters in addition to improving the execution plans of key SQL statements. After implementing all recommendations, elapsed time for key wait events in the database was cut by 50%, and key SQL statements are now executed at a rate 2 to 3 times faster.

Frankfurt Airport is now enjoying a BRS-XP system that shows a substantial increase in throughput, with system performance that is faster and more efficient, offering the capabilities to manage future growth.

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