I need to Simulate Load on Oracle Database.
What tools and software are available for simulating ta load
on an Oracle database. I want to perform load testing
and I need a tool that will give me a representative
workload. Ideally, we need to simulate load like
production environment in test database without actually
creating any data volume. Is there any tool which can be
used to achieve this, if yes which one is best tool and why?
For starting on system load simulation I recommend the book
There are no tools that can generate
ad-hoc data loads, and they all must create or capture SQL
workloads and store them on disk for replaying onto the
database, allowing you to manage the load volume.
There are many 3rd party benchmarking
tools, but I personally like the Quest benchmark factory.
Plus you can do it yourself with Oracle, using captured
workloads and database replay with the
oracle workload replay tool.
Here is a case study on load
using Oracle benchmark factory to simulate a system load.
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