Understanding REQ CPU in Query Spotlight

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Understanding REQ CPU in Query Spotlight

Hi ,

for one of query total duration is  00:08:21 , but its showing REQ CPU as 986.16.

as pef user manual 

REQ CPU Number of CPU seconds needed to run the query

that means 986.16 seconds i.e 16.436 minustes.   but query duration itself 8 minuts 21 secods , how come its possible ,experites can you please clear my doubt.

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Re: Understanding REQ CPU in Query Spotlight

CPU seconds <> clock seconds

There's more than one CPU in a your system, e.g. if you got 100 CPUs there are 100 CPU-seconds per second.