RE: Measure CPU utilization for a database

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Date: Wed, 6 Apr 2011 09:39:43 -0400
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For a moment in time.

Also the % is an average over the last X minutes, whatever that is. I think you will find that if you add up all the CPU % busy for each instance on the host, the will sum to greater than 100%.

To actually 'average' each instance across 24 hours is much harder in that the CPU for each instance can fluctuate a lot. Batch processing at night is also a facter that will make the CPU fluctuate

Joel Patterson
Database Administrator
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From: [] On Behalf Of Sreejith S Nair Sent: Wednesday, April 06, 2011 8:44 AM
To: fmhabash
Subject: Re: Measure CPU utilization for a database

Since this figure comes from the snapshot values which my formula was derived from, Can we use the values which are stored in dynamic views as mentioned in my calculation?

With Regards,


Sreejith S Nair
Associate Systems Architect | AOS DBA Team

From:        fmhabash <>
Date:        04/06/2011 06:09 PM
Subject:        Re: Measure CPU utilization for a database

Go after awr INSTANCE CPU PERCENTAGES: % of busy cpu for instance. This gives you instance cpu as percent of total host cpu.

Thank you.

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