Oracle HTTP Server Test

This test reports the performance statistics pertaining to an Oracle Web server.

Target of the test : An Oracle Web server

Agent deploying the test : An internal Agent

Outputs of the test : One set of results for every Oracle Web server monitored

Configurable parameters for the test
  1. TEST PERIOD - How often should the test be executed
  2. Host - The host for which the test is to be configured.
  3. Port - The port to which the specified host listens.
  4. homedir – The path to the directory in which the Oracle 9i application server has been installed
Measurements made by the test
Measurement Description Measurement Unit Interpretation

Response time:

Indicates the time taken by the web server to respond to requests. Only requests for which successful responses are received are considered while computing the response time.

Secs

A very high value for this measure indicates a bottleneck on the web server or one of the applications on the server.

Requests:

Indicates the rate of requests to the web server.

Reqs/Sec

This value is indicative of the server workload.

Active connections:

Indicates the number of connections currently open to the server.

Number

A high value can indicate a slow-down of the web server or applications hosted by it.

Connection rate:

Indicates the rate of connections to the web server during the last measurement period.

Conns/Sec

An increase or decrease in connection rate can represent a change in the user workload.

Data transmit rate:

Indicates the rate at which the data was transmitted by the server to clients during the last measurement period.

KB/Sec

A large increase in the data transmission rate can be indicative of an increase in the popularity of one or more web sites hosted on the server.

Errors:

Indicates the rate at which errors occurred on the server during the last measurement period.

Errors/Sec

The details of the type of errors occurring are reported by the test OracleHttpResponse test.

POST requests:

Indicates the rate of post requests to the web server.

Reqs/Sec

 

GET requests:

Indicates the rate of get requests to the web server.

Reqs/Sec