An ongong check of various statistics and events, which can be used to spot telltale signs of underlying issues.

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Is someone trying to hack into my SQL Server Database?

I was asked by a friend, who isn't technical at all, to help her with her application. I thought I would just being doing a little C# development and some SQL queries. Turns out it has been a lot ...
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reporting space consumption to files in filegroup - how to reverse-engineer the algorythm spreading data across files

First question, so be gentle ;) I would like to know how to be able to calculate the distribution of data consumed per file in a filegroup, back to the index (HEAP, CLUSTERED, NONCLUSTERED) storing ...
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SQL Server DBA new Job [closed]

I'm starting a new job on Monday and I'm wondering what I need to do on day one as a SQL Server DBA in order to understand the SQl environment, documentation and baselining,security,backup and ...
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SQLAnywhere: Visualize in real time CPU and RAM consumption of sql connections

I want to keep track of which connection use most of resources. Within Sybase Central (SQL Anywhere 9, 12), for each server and database, we have pane to check in real time All Connected Users and ...
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Customizing OEM notification title and body

I am writing a reporting tool that accepts email notifications for incedents , alerts and events coming from the OEM. The tool parses the email title and body to extract information from it. I was ...
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What should I monitor on the SQL Server machine? [closed]

I need to create some alerts, logging jobs and monitors on a machine that is going to run SQL Server 2012 Standard for an ERP system. The OS will be Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard/Datacenter (if it ...
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MySQL Enterprise Monitor - Query Analyzer configuration problem

I'm using MySQL 5.1.69. protocol_version 10 version 5.1.69-log version_compile_os redhat-linux-gnu I have a problem with configuration/using MySQL ENTERPRISE MONITOR. I don't see data in ...
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What to monitor (key indicators) for MySQL server

I have installed Munin for monitoring my MySQL database server. It enabled a large amount of MySQL plugins out of the box. Since running these plugins can be CPU expensive I want to limit them to the ...
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Unable to open MONyogs

I was trying to run through the docs for manually working with the MONyog internal sqlite dbs for purposes of configuration automation. At the point trying to open the data file I get an error $ ...
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Monitor SQLAgent

I detected that SQLAgent was not running on one of our servers due to a unexpected memory leak error that caused SQL Agent to shutdown. There were not alerts configured so one main job that was ...
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Is data warehouse monitoring same as database monitoring? [closed]

I have a requirement, where data warehouse population is to be monitored. I am in confusion, and needed a clear picture. Is data warehouse different than database? eg. For monitoring database we ...
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Oracle monitor tool [closed]

Our Oracle server continues with out of memory problem, and we don't have an Oracle DBA in our team. Is there any Oracle monitor tool or ways to find the reason? We have a lot of stored procedure ...
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How to find the last error codes and messages of failed statements executed by a user?

Hopefully, a program that connects to a Oracle DB does sufficient logging of errors on its own, e.g. when doing a bulk insert the error reporting of a program could produce something like this: ...
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Bucardo status does not feel if the slave is down

I am using bucardo as third party to postgresql replication between two sites. everything ok except buacrdo status <sync_name>. I have a Master-slave sync on master server. when I poweroff the ...
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MongoDB communication issues on Azure

I have a Python uWSGI app running behind Nginx using pymongo to communicate with a 4 machine replica set running Mongodb 2.6.3. The replica set is configured using domain names for each machine ...
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how to clean huge Dbwarden QueryHistory table

dbwarden is Comprehensive database monitoring solution for SQL Server 2005+ which i am using. i found that dba_LongRunningQueries – Runs every 5 minutes. This will run usp_LongRunningQueries to ...
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High bandwidth on virtual IP

Description of the environment : An apache server (Drupal) connected to mysql server using a virtual IP. The problem : The (outgoing) bandwidth on VIP has exploded (after a new site version ...
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SQL Server Database Mail Log is flooded with errors (20-30 per second) when mail server goes down

We're using SQL Server 2005. Every so often our mail server goes down, and when this happens, as soon as our SQL code tries to send dbmail, the Database Mail Log has an item which looks like this: ...
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Is a single batch request equivalent to a single tsql request?

I'm looking into some performance metrics and every recommendation includes monitoring Batch Requests/sec. But, maybe a silly question, does a singe batch request correspond to exactly one tsql ...
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Running query progress indication

I have a query: SELECT * FROM OPENQUERY ( oracle, 'SELECT * FROM [some_table]' ) It runs for about 7 hours. I only need to run this query once to import data into a new system when we ...
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Method or Counter to track dropped connections in SQL Server?

Our production server is running SQL Server 2008 (non r2). I'm working on investigating and issue that appears to be networking or connection related, where our web server is losing or dropping ...
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SQL Server CPU spikes - possibly non-query related - suggested indicators

I'm looking for suggestions for indicators I could monitor to discover what is causing these cpu "blunted spikes". Some known information: sqlserver.exe is confirmed as the process consuming the ...
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How to properly monitor the number of PostgreSQL database connections?

I tried to use a Nagios script for monitoring the number of database connections on a Postgres database and I reached this problem: these are counted as currently open-connections and measured every 5 ...
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Counting postgres open connections without SQL query or connecting to postgres itself

For a monitoring script I need to count the number of open connections to a postgres database. This is done easily enough by opening up a client connection and running a count on the pg_stat_activity ...
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Determine the currently executing statement in a long running PL/pgSQL stored procedure

I have a long running PL/pgSQL stored procedure in PostgreSQL. How can I determine the currently executing statement in it?
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Does DBA need (a read) access to virtualization infrastructure? And why?

I am in charge of monitoring, troubleshooting, tuning and optimizing a few dozens production SQL Servers 2008 R2/2012 in my company that are being run inside VMWare virtual machines. I've requested ...
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Replication Monitor Missing Subscriptions in Watch List

In Replication Monitor, for one of our publications (transactional replication), none of the subscriptions are showing up in the Subscription Watch List. This is new behavior that just started ...
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What's the point in mapping users in SQL Server Data Collection?

In SQL Server 2012 R2 Enterprise, whenever I check Management\Data Collection, right-click --> Configure Management Data Warehouse , I see whatever users-accounts-logins except the one I am logged in ...
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How to give the least permissions for CRUD-managing and running SQLServerAgent jobs as well as Maintenance Plans?

Follow up to my question "What's the owner of SqlServerAgent job for?" Basically, I am trying to understand how to create a user-login with least privileges for CRUD-maintaining SQLServerAgent jobs ...
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Running a simple logging program, how to diagnose spikes mongod's CPU activity?

I'm running mongodb 1.4.7 - I've a node server set up which logs incoming requests in a logs collection: {'u':'user123', 'l':'log data'} In addition, once the request happens, the server will check ...
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problem installing mytop , need a up to date tools for monitoring mysql

so i'm trying to installl mytop to monitor the database i'm following this instruction : http://www.sohailriaz.com/how-to-install-mytop-a-top-clone-for-mysql/ when i try to install it with yum i get ...
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High average load due to the High mysql cpu usage

i've got 2 warnings about my average load being high in the past week and apparently it has to do something with the mysql my daily visit has been increased about 10-20 thousand (total of 180-150 ...
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What to look for in bad pg_dump log

We want to programmatically detect errors in cron scheduled pg_dumps. Apart from cheking whether or not the log file ends in "pg_dump: saving database definition": What other tell-tale string can I ...
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How identify tables with millions of entries

On a debian server with apache and mysql, how can I find out if any one table gets spammed? I have lots of different blogs, wordpress, wikis,... on my server of different customers. It seems like ...
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How do I monitor bandwidth used by SQL Server on port 1433?

I have a single server running a .NET web application and a SQL Server database (2008 Standard). I'm planning to move the database onto a separate server but in order to provision the network hardware ...
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Monitoring multiple Oracle databases on a single screen

We would like to monitor database activity of multiple Oracle databases on a single screen (10g and 11gR2), divided by the number of databases. Some tools are offered here: Tools to monitor Oracle ...
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monitoring mongodb and mysql replications using nagios

I have set replication for mongoDB and mySQL. Now I have to manage them using nagios. I have to write some php-script that will read server status. I am good with nagios setup. Now I want to know ...
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How can I check for SQL Server performance problems using T-SQL? [closed]

I know how to use the Profiler, Performance Monitor, and Activity Monitor. I want to find a way to troubleshoot performance using T-SQL. How can I check for Microsoft SQL Server performance problems ...
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How to create via sql and detect via ERRORLOG SQL Server 2008 Deadlocks

I am designing a monitoring program using HP Sitescope SIS. The goal is detect deadlocks. In doing so, I created a deadlock on an existing but nearly unused SQL Server 2008. I used the following ...
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Monitoring real-time statistics on PostgreSQL

I need to monitor the DB performance on a distributed system with multiple databases. Some of the database servers use pgbouncer to pool connections and in those servers I can connect to pgbouncer and ...
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What are some best monitoring tools available for mysql? [duplicate]

I have a setup a linux mysql server and would like to monitor it. I found percona plugins for nagios and cacti. Are there any other tools available?
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How to display Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g (OEM) alerts and reports in Nagios?

I am working on a project that requires an unobtrusive integration of OEM data into a Nagios front-end. I know there are ways to use SNMP traps to do this, but I am not completely familiar with how ...
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How to get CPU usage of PostgreSQL server?

I'm reading about PostgreSQL monitoring tool. I get a lot of information like database size etc. but can't find info about CPU and memory usage. Are these informations provided by PostgreSQL server or ...
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Live monitoring SQL statements on SQL Server

How can i monitor running SQL Statements for my SQL-Server, is it possible using only SQL Server without 3rd part tools? As an alternative can anybody recommend any free tool which can monitor ...
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Bandwidth usage in Sql Server

Our compagny has a central Sql Server Database which is connected to many applications (Web, Backend/Frontend services, backoffice, ..) This database is hosted in a small country (for taxing ...
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How can you monitor if MySQL binlog files get corrupted?

I was wondering if there was any nice way to continuously monitor mysql master binlog files and detect if get corrupted.
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Collect performance information on high CPU condition in SQL Server

I have a SQL server cluster that is often reaching 100% CPU out of working hours. I want to gather some information to help troubleshooting when the actual condition is taking place. I'm thinking of ...
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How to monitor INSERT failures?

An application INSERTS a parent record then child objects. Both these procedure call different stored procedures. Parent can have many child objects. Typically both parent and child would be inserted ...
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Using sys.dm_os_performance_counters and DIFF to display logins per second

PROBLEM Running my script below i can see the number of logins as an accumulated number to my instance: SELECT cntr_value AS [LoginsPerSec] FROM sys.dm_os_performance_counters WHERE ...
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Recommendation for free event monitoring software

I'm seeking recommendations for free / open event monitoring tools. HPOV costs continue to multiply like so many wet gremlins, and we've had enough. There are some interesting suggestions in this ...