RE: making graphical reports from oracle metrics
Date: Tue, 2 Dec 2008 07:55:41 -0600
I'll attest to Tanel's PerfSheet.xls being AWESOME! My only trouble has been with VB, being that I don't know it. Other than that it's worked just fine for me. Can't wait for the non-beta version! :-)
Dave Herring, DBA | A c x i o m M I C S / C S O
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[mailto:oracle-l-bounce_at_freelists.org] On Behalf Of Tanel Poder Sent: Monday, December 01, 2008 6:10 PM
Subject: RE: making graphical reports from oracle metrics
In the end of last year when solving a performance issue I got enough of
manual copy & paste from sqlplus to Excel for graphing, so I automated
The idea is to have a low-effort flexible SQL resultset visualization engine
for manual data analysis. Excel combined with SQL data fetching code is pretty good at it. Note that this is not meant to be a standard static monitoring grapher such RRD related stuff but rather a manual ad-hoc data
Here's PerfSheet 2.0 beta:
It's an Excel file + a little VBA code which:
- accesses Oracle (or any other) data sources via ADODB
- runs whatever query you have specified in Queries page
- loads the data to an excel sheet
- displays the data in a flexible PivotChart in whatever way you've defined in Views sheet
I've demoed it at Hotsos, OOW and few other places, however I haven't
blogged about it yet as I don't have good enough documentation for it
and there are some limitations I want to resolve some day.
The *problem* is that it already serves its purpose for me and except
glitches it works well enough so I haven't had a need to improve it ;)
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