Apply the Workload

The output files that were created in the prior step can now be processed by the Distributed Replay Controller and run by the Distributed Replay Clients against the target server. This is done using the dreplay.exe with the replay option. You should get on the Controller computer then open up a command prompt window. Run the dreplay.exe application with the replay option as shown in the following example:

dreplay replay -s dreplaytarget\Inst2014 -w cgdv7 -f 10 -o -d "C:\trace"

In this example, the target SQL Server instance is set to dreplaytarget\Inst2014 using the -s option. The -w option is used to specify the client machines that you want to run the workload. In this example, there is only ...

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