Oracle DBA Scripts- PGA management and pga_aggregate_target

November 10, 2010 | By

Hi Friends,

Here you can find out some useful and important Oracle DBA scripts for managing and administrating Database very easily.

Oracle DBA Scripts-1:

How to check hidden PGA parameter setting from Oracle hidden parameters. Following scripts are very useful to get hidden pga parameters. Kindly execute with SYSDBA privilege.

select a.ksppinm name, b.ksppstvl value from sys.x$ksppi a,sys.x$ksppcv b where a.indx = b.indx and a.ksppinm=’_smm_max_size’;

select a.ksppinm name, b.ksppstvl value from sys.x$ksppi a,sys.x$ksppcv b where a.indx = b.indx and a.ksppinm=’_pga_max_size’;

SELECT x.ksppinm name,
CASE WHEN x.ksppinm like ‘%pga%’ THEN to_number(y.ksppstvl)/1024
ELSE to_number(y.ksppstvl)
END AS value,
x.ksppdesc description
FROM x$ksppi x, x$ksppcv y
WHERE x.inst_id = userenv(‘Instance’)
AND y.inst_id = userenv(‘Instance’)
AND x.indx = y.indx
AND x.ksppinm IN (‘pga_aggregate_target’, ‘_pga_max_size’,
‘_smm_max_size’, ‘_smm_px_max_size’);

Oracle DBA Scripts-2:

How much my PGA space used and temporary tablespace used in database. Following script is showing current PGA space usage and temporary tablespace usage per SID.

SELECT sid, to_char(sysdate,’mi:ss’) time,
round(work_area_size/1048576, 1) work_area_size_mb,
round(max_mem_used/1048576, 1) max_mem_used_mb, number_passes, nvl(tempseg_size/
1048576, 0) tempseg_size_mb
FROM v$sql_workarea_active

Oracle DBA Scripts-3:

Percentage wise usage of workarea of PGA in database.

ol c1 heading ‘Workarea|Profile’ format a35
col c2 heading ‘Count’ format 999,999,999
col c3 heading ‘Percentage’ format 99
select name c1,count c2,decode(total, 0, 0, round(count*100/total)) c3
select name,value count,(sum(value) over ()) total
name like ‘workarea exec%’);

Oracle DBA Scripts-4:

Finally following script is showing PGA advisory statistics which we are getting in Statspack or AWR reports. This is the manual technique to get PGA advisory without creation of AWR report.

SELECT round (PGA_TARGET_FOR_ESTIMATE/1024/1024) target_mb,
FROM   v$pga_target_advice;

Above all are very useful PGA management Oracle DBA scripts, which are useful in Remote DBA support and Remote DBA services.

Wish you all the best.

Thanks and regards,

Expert Remote DBA service team of Dbametrix Solutions




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