This is the technical support forum for WPML - the multilingual WordPress plugin.
Everyone can read, but only WPML clients can post here. WPML team is replying on the forum 6 days per week, 22 hours per day.
This thread is resolved. Here is a description of the problem and solution.
Problem: Unexpected Server load from wp_icl_string_pages
Solution: a) Upgrade to the latest version of WPML
b) Visit WPML>>Support>>Troubleshooting page, then click on *Recreate ST DB cache tables* button. This will clear the String Translation caches, including the *wp_icl_string_pages* table.
c) Visit WPML>>String Translation and enable *Auto-Registering* option for all the String Domains.