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Bert ScalzoDatabase Benchmarking and Stress Testinghttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-4008-3_11

11. Workload Capture and Replay

Bert Scalzo1 
Flower Mound, TX, USA

In this chapter we’re going to review database workload capture and replay. This approach to stress testing or database benchmarking has some fairly obvious advantages. First, it’s your application and database from which the transactional activity is derived. Therefore it has a direct correlation and relevance to your actual performance situation and issues at hand. Second, you already are intimately familiar with both the database design and the general business requirements being handled. So there are no specs to read and learn. Third, it’s easier to research and ...

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