Oracle Monitoring Best Practices

All DBA's are required to set-up an Oracle monitoring infrastructure and the architecture of the monitoring system is directly dependent on the demands of management.  Oracle system cost the end-user community millions of dollars, and the end-user often demand service-level agreements (SLA's) that impose strict monitoring tasks for the Oracle professional.

In many shops, the end-user community is demanding Oracle performance statistics at a detailed level:

These are just a few examples of the business demands that drive the Oracle professional to create sophisticated monitoring infrastructures.  Let's example some of the most important issues when making these decisions.

The art of gathering Oracle performance data

There are several choices that need to be made when architecting an Oracle monitoring strategy:

So, where do we start?  Let's start with Oracle own metadata and cover these topics:

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