Online Tool Improves Oracle Performance Analytics
Free StatspackAnalyzer tool
updated to enhance analysis, customized recommendations for
improving Oracle database performance
HOUSTON, TEXAS, February 27, 2008 -
The StatspackAnalyzer.com forum of
database performance experts today announced availability of version
2.0 of StatspackAnalyzer.com.
This is a freely
available online tool that analyzes the data from a user's own
Oracle Statspack or Automatic Workload Repository (AWR) reports and
presents clear, customized recommendations for improving the
performance of the user's Oracle database in a detailed, yet easy to
read, report. In just one year, over 10,000 Oracle Database
Administrators (DBAs) and consultants have become registered users
Database performance is a major concern for DBAs. As databases are
required to support more transactions and users, the demands for
performance continue to increase. Oracle’s Statspack and AWR provide
DBAs and consultants with extensive, complex performance statistics
on how their databases are running.
But with reports
running to as many as 10,000 text lines, analyzing and drawing
meaningful conclusions can be difficult and time consuming.
StatspackAnalyzer.com makes the data more meaningful by pinpointing
problem areas and by providing analysis and recommendations for
improving application performance.
StatspackAnalyzer.com version 2.0 has been updated to support Oracle
from version 8 to 11.1 Texas Memory Systems and Burleson Consulting
also spent months adding new logic to StatspackAnalyzer.com which
cross-correlates results between sections of the Statspack report.
This cross-correlation helps combine the multiple aspects of a
Statspack report into one consistent set of recommendations for the
Statspack were driven by user feedback during the first year of the
site’s operation. Along with the new updates to
StatspackAnalyzer.com, Texas Memory Systems is now inviting the
Oracle DBA community to directly participate in the creation of new
rules and formally review existing rules.
Over the course of
the last year, hundreds of DBAs have signed up to participate in
this major initiative. Texas Memory Systems will be privately
contacting the DBAs who have volunteered.
StatspackAnalyzer,com, users upload their own Oracle-generated
Statspack or AWR reports and receive condensed reports that
cross-reference and correlate data so that it is possible to quickly
assess overall performance and drill down into problem areas for
detailed data and analysis. The reports are easy to read and
is quickly emerging as the go-to resource for Oracle DBAs who
are trying to improve their database performance,"
said Don Burleson,
CEO of Burleson Consulting, author of numerous books on Oracle
database performance tuning and a sponsor of the
"DBAs email us
regularly to say how StatspackAnalyzer is helping them
understand the issues that are affecting their database
performance, and providing helpful recommendations. We are also
getting great feedback that is helping us to keep evolving the
tool, and improving its usefulness to the Oracle community."
StatspackAnalyzer.com is a free
service sponsored by Texas Memory Systems, makers of the World’s
Fastest Storage® and Oracle experts, Burleson Consulting. It is
www.StatspackAnalyzer.com website offers a free tool to
help Oracle users, developers and database administrators analyze
their Oracle Statspack report data and receive customized
recommendations to increase the performance of their databases.
Oracle experts are invited to contribute expertise to continuously
improve the tools. For more information, visit