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RE: Statspack Intervals

From: Jesse, Rich <>
Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2002 07:25:37 -0800
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Thanks for the explanation, Ian.

Now I know, and knowing is half the battle.

Rich Jesse                           System/Database Administrator              Quad/Tech International, Sussex, WI USA

> -----Original Message-----
> From: MacGregor, Ian A. []
> Sent: Wednesday, July 10, 2002 4:40 PM
> To: Multiple recipients of list ORACLE-L
> Subject: RE: Statspack Intervals
> I don't think it will. V$SQLAREA gives information on
> executions, disk reads, logical reads, etc.
> It tells nothing about waits. Joining the two tables you
> mention does not show you who has been running the queries,
> just who parsed them originally. Yes, the rest of statspack
> does have information on wait events but it is not tied back
> to the queries which caused them.
> Developers sometimes call complaining of problems with third
> party products. There are products on the market which
> manipulate data by fetching it from the database, performing
> the change on the client, and pushing it back to the
> database. If a user called while the process was running,
> you'd look at V$SESSION_WAIT and see that the database was
> waiting on the client to process the data. You would then
> tell the developer, that it's that #$%!*! third party
> product causing the delay.
> What happens if the developer mentions the problem the next
> day. Do you ask them to repeat the job so it can be
> monitored? I want to be able to look at the wait events of
> the session that ran the job the previous day.

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