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Oracle tracking SQL execution

Oracle Database Tips by Donald BurlesonJune 8, 2015

  I want to track my SQL execution over time, and I need to understand what tools allow me to see changes to SQL execution over time.  need some examples of using the Oracle resource manager.

Answer:  Oracle has two databases that allow you to track SQL execution, AWR and STATSPACK.  Both of these utilities capture SQL execution details over time (including the explain plan), and you can run sophisticated queries to track SQL execution details over time. 

It's easy to see Oracle SQL execution details over time.  For complete details on tracking SQL over elapsed time periods, see my book "Oracle Tuning: The Definitive Reference".

As part of a proactive, holistic tuning approach (where you track SQL execution to tune the whole database), you can run queries to:



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