Progress Table IO Test

This test reports table related activity on the target database server. Using the detailed diagnosis of this test, administrators can figure out the table that was frequently updated and the table that was read frequently.

Target of the test : A Progress Database server

Agent deploying the test: An internal/external agent

Outputs of the test : One set of results for the database server being monitored

Configurable parameters for the test
Parameter Description

Test Period

How often should the test be executed

Host

The IP address of the Progress database server.

Port

The port number on which the database server is listening. By default, this is NULL.

Database Name

Specify the name of the Progress database instance that is to be monitored.

Username

In order to monitor a Progress database instance, a special database user account has to be created in every Progress database instance that requires monitoring. This special user needs to be granted a set of privileges. To know how to create the database user and grant the required privileges, refer to Pre-Requisites for monitoring the Progress database. Specify the name of such a user in this text box.

Password

The password of the specified Username.

Confirm Password

Confirm the password by retyping it here.

Detailed Diagnosis

To make diagnosis more efficient and accurate, the eG Enterprise suite embeds an optional detailed diagnostic capability. With this capability, the eG agents can be configured to run detailed, more elaborate tests as and when specific problems are detected. To enable the detailed diagnosis capability of this test for a particular server, choose the On option. To disable the capability, click on the Off option.

The option to selectively enable/disable the detailed diagnosis capability will be available only if the following conditions are fulfilled:

  • The eG manager license should allow the detailed diagnosis capability
  • Both the normal and abnormal frequencies configured for the detailed diagnosis measures should not be 0.
Measurements made by the test
Measurement Description Measurement Unit Interpretation

Maximum create rate

Indicates the maximum rate at which tables were created.

Creates/Sec

The detailed diagnosis of this measure lists the name of the table and the rate at which the table was created.

Maximum delete rate

Indicates the maximum rate at which tables were deleted.

Deletes/Sec

The detailed diagnosis of this measure lists the name of each table and the rate at which the table was deleted.

Maximum read rate

Indicates the rate at which data was read from the tables.

Reads/Sec

The detailed diagnosis of this measure lists the name of each table and the rate at which the table was read.

Maximum update rate

Indicates the rate at which data was updated in the tables.

Updates/sec

A high value indicates that there are more Update statements executed on the tables.

The detailed diagnosis of this measure lists the name of each table and the rate at which the table was updated.