Re: EM Agent in top sessions re. IO and CPU

From: hpuxrac <>
Date: Sun, 21 Sep 2008 16:47:02 -0700 (PDT)
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On Sep 21, 11:14 am, ErikYkema <> wrote:
> Hello,
> On our quite busy system (AIX 5L3-64, dbms , I see that /app/
> oracle/10.2.0/agent10g/bin/emagent is almost always active and causing
> considerable load, both for CPU and IO.
> The parent of that process is
> /app/oracle/10.2.0/agent10g/perl/bin/perl /app/oracle/10.2.0/agent10g/
> bin/ agent /app/oracle/10.2.0/agent10g/sysman/log/
> emagent.nohup.
> Any clues how to diagnose this?
> Can it be due to the snapshots it takes in the oracle database(s),
> reading from the v$ dynamic performance views.
> How would I be able to set a SqlTrace/event 10046 on this process? I
> have difficulties finding it's associated Oracle process/SID.
> Regards,
> Erik

What kind of attached storage?

Oracle has a bunch of unfixed bugs in 10.2 OEM on hpux ... wouldn't be surprised to see the same things on AIX.

Why should they actually fix things even if you pay support for platforms when they can keep repeating the linux mantra? Received on Sun Sep 21 2008 - 18:47:02 CDT

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