diagnosing physical IO issues beyond the database

From: Dba DBA <oracledbaquestions_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2009 10:36:42 -0400
Message-ID: <f30139790907280736h19b41316s15203dc0b955d711_at_mail.gmail.com>

I have run 10046 traces on full tablescans of the same table in different databases. The overall physical IO response time and the db file scattered read waits are up to 12 times longer than in others. When I go to the raw trace and look at the ELA per call, I see the same thing.

We are on a SAN. Our SA has looked at the "disks", probably with IOSTAT and does not see anything. To Oracle this is a physical IO issue, however, underneath it could be alot of other things. I am not proficient at diagnosing at the OS level or lower. Does anyone have suggestions as to where we should start looking?

Received on Tue Jul 28 2009 - 09:36:42 CDT

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