Tag: AWR data mining

Mining Statspack and AWR Repositories for Historical Trends

There are various ways that we can approach the analysis of a past database performance problem. The initial steps usually differ based on their scope. Is it limited to a certain SQL/process/task, or is it perceived as a database-wide slowdown?…

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Pro-active AWR Data Mining to find change in SQL Execution Plan

Many times we have been called for the poor performance of a database and it has been narrowed down to a  SQL statement. Subsequent analysis have shown that the execution plan has been changed and a wrong execution plan was being…

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Mining the AWR to Identify Performance Trends

Sometimes it’s useful to check how performance of a SQL statement changes over time. The diagnostic pack features provide some really useful information to answer these questions. The data is there, but it not always easy to retrieve it, especially if…

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Trying Out S-ASH: Historical Performance Data for the Under-Licensed

I was recently playing with an Oracle XE database. The main benefit of Oracle XE is that it can be used free of charge.

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