Re: AWR Usage Poll

From: Bradd Piontek <>
Date: Wed, 13 Aug 2008 19:27:06 -0500
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It may be installed by default, and you can't really not install it (in 10g), but you are supposed to license the Diagnostics Pack to use AWR , awrrpt , etc. I had heard there was an internal flag that was set as soon as you used part of its functionality in case oracle wanted to audit your database, not sure if that was urban legend.

Bradd Piontek
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On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 7:21 PM, Dba DBA <>wrote:

> What do you mean by separately licensed product? I use it in every product.
> Its installed by default with the enterprise edition version. I did not know
> there was a separate license.
> On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 6:18 PM, Jared Still <> wrote:
>> I am curious about the acceptance and usage of AWR (Active Workload
>> Repository)
>> This has been around a few years now, and I see some bits of conversations
>> where the assumption is made that AWR is available when troubleshooting a
>> problem.
>> Such is not always the case however, as AWR is a separately licensed
>> product.
>> Don't forget, ASH (Active Session History) is also part of AWR, and
>> subject
>> to the same licensing restrictions.
>> Which brings me to the poll.
>> *
>> *This should take a couple of minutes at the most, as there are only
>> 10 multiple choice questions. There is room for a written response to
>> many
>> of the questions as well, should you feel the need to embellish.
>> This poll is open until 8/31/2008. It is set to a maximum of 500
>> responses,
>> which is probably sufficient.
>> Thanks!
>> --
>> Jared Still
>> Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist

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