A tool that reads and analyses event trace information from a database management system.

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get number of events per day from profiler trace

I am trying to do something that I thought would be simple but turns out it is not (for me). I have 5 days of profiler trace files that I have imported to a single table. I want to query the table and ...
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Stuck in “query end” status every 5 minutes

I'm sick of seeing data in the slow query log, so I decided to check out what the fuss was all about. An UPDATE query that is running up to tens of times per second is sometimes really slow. Here is ...
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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 - Catching user role changes with SQL Server Profiler?

I'm trying to figure out why one of my SQL server users keeps losing sysadmin role when I uninstall a particular program. Can I use the SQL Server Profiler to track down the action that causes this to ...
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Procedure showing different duration / reads in Profiler vs. SSMS

I have a database which is getting a lot of calls to the following procedure: exec dbo.SM_SP_MAILEVENTNAMES 167260 In Profiler using the TSQL_Duration trace these calls show up as: EventClass: ...
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Download SQL Server Profiler for SQL Server Management Studio

How can I profile a SQL Server 2008 database to see code that's being executed on a particular database? I remember using the SQL Server profiler, but I don't see it in SQL Server Management Studio ...
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How can I profile SQL Azure?

I am writing a web site that uses SQL Azure heavily. However, it is painfully slow. Is there an easy way to profile the live SQL Azure instance?
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One SQL different Results by using SQLOLEDB or MSDASQL

I'm using VB6 with SQLOLEDB and MSDASQL. By switching the provider I notice that I'm getting different results with one query. My query checks some server settings and executes one of two BACKUP ...
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Cannot open SQL Server profiler file

Scenario Debugging a failed transaction, I asked the DBA to run a trace on SQL Server. Eventually he send me a .trc file. Issue I use the fn_tracegettable() function to access the trace: select * ...
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How to find the stored procedure which executed an event?

I have a problem where a certain stored procedure disappears occasionally and I need to find out which script deletes it. I found this piece of code which gives the events related to the deletion of ...
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Capturing sp_executesql statement in sql profiler

After catching some data in a SQL Profiler session, I can almost always see a second entry of type RPC:Completed for each query using a sp_executesql statement. I know that this is done to create ...
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SQL Server Profiler performance

I was wondering if I set a filter for just a particular user does it limit the amount of resource consumption used by sql server and does using a filter(depending on the filter) limit the performance ...
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How can I change the target server type for a trace template?

I've got a .tdf SQL Server Profiler trace template someone wants me to run but the template is targeting SS 2008 R2. While my SSMS is 2008 R2 the server I need to trace is SS 2005. When attempting to ...
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How to find queries that timed out in MongoDB?

Is it possible to find queries in the system.profile-Collection of a MongoDB-database that did not finish due to a timeout? I found some queries that ran longer than the time specified in $maxTimeMS. ...
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SQL Server Profiler

I had run a SQL trace on SQL server 2008 r2 and had originally saved it to the table format. This table now resides in the database and I was wondering could I export the contents of the table to a ...
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Is an SQL Server trace 'considered harmful' in production?

Context: Careful DBAs We've been bought out a few times and our latest overlords have DBAs who keep carefully guard their production database servers. Overall this is good. However, we have run ...
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MySQL profile on query “Creating Sort Index” using 75% of the total time

We are trying to figure how to optimize a query (taking around 100ms), and running profile we see Creating Sort Index using 75% of the total time. First, what exactly effects creating the sort index? ...
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Replay Trace Results Slower On Better Server

I have captured a trace and replayed it using SQL Profiler on my new server capturing another trace at the same time. I am using DBSophic Qure Profiler to compare the traces as it compares each query ...
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Compare Traces with RML Utilities

I am new to RML and am trying to use it to capture a trace, replay it on another server and then compare the two. I have managed to capture a trace using the server side script that comes with it and ...
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SQL Server 2008: High CPU historical queries

We have a SQL Server with 15 databases on it. This is used by many users in each database simultaneously. Recently we started getting high CPU alerts from this server. When the alert comes, I can ...
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Blocked Process Report SQL Server 31 hour duration

I have an application (.NET EF 6 ) which is getting timeouts when submitting/reading data from the database. Whilst trying to diagnose the problem I used Blocked Process Reports from SQL server ...
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Meaning of “The database X needs to be upgraded” in ClearTrace

I'm trying out ClearTrace from http://www.scalesql.com/cleartrace/download.html , but it isn't very user friendly from my first impression. I have a database in SQL Server 2008 that I'm adding in the ...
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Is there a parser for Postgres' auto_explain to make it easier to read and understand?

We have a number of Postgres Functions that each call a number of other Postgres Functions. If you simply EXPLAIN ANALYSE a call like SELECT parent_function(), the output is minimal, since it doesn't ...
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Logging query text without Profiler

I'm in the process of porting an old, semi-broken ASP.NET/SQL Server application to PHP/PostgreSQL. Among the torments^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^Hchallenges I'm faced with is that the reporting is done by a ...
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Capture and Replay workload

We have a new server which we are migrating too and want to see the potential benefits of the hardware. So the idea is that we capture a workload and replay this against our new box. My question is ...
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Stored Procedure Resultset Row Count and Resultset Size in Bytes/KBs

Is there any way to get total row count and size of result-set generated by a stored procedure execution? @@ROWCOUNT is a good option if its already added in each stored procedure but I just want ...
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mysql copying to tmp table duration

I have a web site which started to have performance issues because of a mysql query which is executed for each request. I have the following table structure. Post table (125000+ records) id: ...
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Output in SQL Profiler has results with Database ID as NULL

I ran profiler to filter out certain applications connecting an environment but the results has application for Database_id "NULL".. Am I missing anything ? Also another question , does all the ...
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Profiling parameters

I was trying to fine the parameters of a query I suspect to be causing unnecessary logical read and eventually captured it in profiler, however parameters @p3 and @p4 are not listed. Is anyone able ...
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Is it possible to trace queries that never complete with SQL Server 2008 R2?

Running SQL Server 2008 R2. We have some queries that typically take less than one second to complete, but, occasionally, they are taking longer than 30 seconds which causes a client timeout. ...
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SQL Profiler - Insert values?

I setup an SQL profiler to run, but I am not seeing any values for updates/inserts. Is there a way to see them? All I see is stuff like this: insert into some_tbl(id, col1, col2, col3) values ( @P0 ...
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What does 'system lock' mean in mysql profiling a LOAD DATA INFILE statement?

2M rows inserted using LOAD DATA INFILE to innodb takes 7.5min, and profiling shows 99% of that time is in "System lock". Does this tell me anything useful? mysql> set profiling=1; ...
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This Extended Events session works on Dev but not on Pro. Why? [closed]

I do have the following Extended Event session on my Dev and Pro boxes: CREATE EVENT SESSION [sp_showplan] ON SERVER ADD EVENT sqlserver.query_post_execution_showplan(SET collect_database_name=(1) ...
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meaning of ## in SQL Server Profiler trace data

I'm running a trace using the SQL Server Profiler. The trace data contains the following lines: WHERE CAST(LEFT(pc.Time_stamp,11) AS DATETIME >= ## AND CAST(LEFT(pc.Time_stamp, 11) AS DATETIME) ...
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SQL profiler running on prod

we have got performance experts analyzing our SQL server by running profiler traces in production. The profiler trace creates 20 GB of trace files everyday since 2 weeks. Is this a correct approach? ...
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SQL Profiler - Scripting a trace with HostName filter

I have a stock of scripted trace definitions that I use for different levels of diagnostics, none of which filter by HostName. I needed to filter traffic by host today so: Fired up Profiler Created ...
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Performance Benchmark - MySQL vs PostgreSQL [closed]

this is my first question here in DBA. I wish to do a performance comparison between MySQL and PostgreSQL using same database on the basis of total time taken to parse + execute + send result back ...
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can this mysql query be optimized further?

I have this query select counterparty_id, max(id) max_id from client_administrations where counterparty_type = 1 and effective_on <= '2013-10-22' group by counterparty_id When I ...
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Query Plan showing missing index warning on trivial statements

I have a Stored Procedure (ReportAdvancedUP) which runs fast (~1sec) in MSSMS but takes a long time (~1.8mins) via our Web Application. I am aware that this usually comes down to bad choice of ...
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Identify faulty sub-query (subquery returned more than 1 value)

I am trying to resolve an issue with a query that fails with this error: Subquery returned more than 1 value. This is not permitted when the subquery follows =, !=, <, <= , >, >= or when ...
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Measuring DB time of application using SQL Server Profiler

I have an application residing on the same host as a SQL Server database. There is a scenario in which this application is slow and due to co-existence of IIS and SQL Server, I cannot get which one ...
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Query Processing at backend (I/O on disk)

I have a table with 100k rows created on PostgreSQL 9.3 create table demo_bbb ( id numeric NOT NULL, code_bbb character varying, column_02 character varying, column_03 character varying, ...
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Perfmon and SQL Server Clustering

I'll be going onsite to run some performance tests for a client. They have a Windows Failover Cluster, which has a clustered instance of SQL Server. Let's assume for this post that my client's ...
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Find reason long running stored proc SQL Server

I have a stored proc which is called every 2.5 seconds by a program, 24-7. This proc normally runs under the 10 milliseconds. A few times a day (3 -5 times) it takes around 42953 milliseconds to run ...
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Slow SSRS Report in production

I have an SSRS report which gets its data by firing a series of stored procedures. Now the report is timing out big time when run in production, yet when I pull down the prod database and restore to ...
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User Windows login name has been changed in AD yet session in SQL 2008 Profiler shows the old Windows login name

Background: a user had her name changed in Active Directory from Domain\oldname to Domain\newname and successfully logged into the network with Domain\newname and yet Domain\oldname appears in ...
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Profiling and debugging “Incorrect syntax was encountered while parsing :setvar.”

I have the following script using SQLCMD setvar, but I receive an error when I parse the script: :setvar dbname "PROD" :setvar backuppath = "e:\sql\restore\PROD.bak" USE [master]; GO -- backup the ...
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MySQL: What is SQL profiler, does it different for MySQL?

Whenever SQL profiling comes in mind, focus goes to two below sections: GUI tools like - MONyog, Neor Profile SQL set profiling =1; Execute Query; show profiles; show profile; I am really confuse ...
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SQL Profiler Shows Update (EventClass) with No Errors, But Data in Table is Not Changed

I am trying to debug a web app that uses a database and I need a little help. The problem is that part of the code throws a timeout error. I started using SQL Server Profiler to check the ...
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When should extended events be used instead of SQL Profiler/perfmon?

The extended events seem like a better technology and less stress on the server, but the SQL Profiler/perfmon has better tooling. Also the extended events seem to have a steeper learning curve. In ...
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Maxdop in Profiler

Say I run a server side trace against a SQL Server 2008 R2 instance, which has Maxdop = 1 in place, then I run the trace through readtrace.exe to get RML files for replay. Does the replay preserve ...