Presentation on theme: "DBA Intranet Web - based monitoring tool Jan Dryak System Support Specialist - DBA Informix DHL Information Services (Europe) s.r.o. Session A04 Day 4/22."— Presentation transcript:
DBA Intranet Web - based monitoring tool Jan Dryak System Support Specialist - DBA Informix DHL Information Services (Europe) s.r.o. Session A04 Day 4/22 02:15 PM
Agenda DPDHL, IT services Why develop the DBA Intranet? Functionality + examples Live demonstration
DPDHL The postal service for Germany The logistics company for the world
Informix at DHL ITS Two data centers: PRG (Czech Republic) + CBJ (Malaysia) Global DBA team 5+3 650 Informix instances Versions range (7.24. - 11.70.)
Web-based monitoring tool Unique features - covers wide range of Informix versions - provides clear information fast and effectively - provides on-demand reports - understandable for non-Informix people - combined with internal systems (Alerts, CMDB) On-Line and statistical data Developed internally DBA Intranet - introduction
Monitoring - instant access to the Informix instance Global reports - across many instances Retention of historical data - also provides history-based reports Functionality
Language switch Server, IFX instance selection Appearance & Usage
Managed Informix instances Total number of the IFX instances
Web BrowserHTTP ServerPERL CGI scripts Administration server Remote IFX instance (hostname+onconfig) SQL to sysmaster, syscatalogs Remote shell (ssh, rsh) Administration IFX instance trusted against the remote IFX instance for the informix user Behind the scenes...
What information do we have? Global data - across Informix instances Some data periodically scanned, and cached in the administration database Example: Tblspace report sorted by remaining extents Informix-instance specific Direct information from the selected instance, not cached Example:Buffer pools
Other useful functions Disk space usage (global report) - which is the biggest instance? - which dbspace has run out of free space? Backup reports (global) - which instances have not been archived today? Logical logs consumption (instance specific) - is the log capacity sufficient?
... and other functions like...... reports concerning Oracle instances powered by an Informix database:
Single-location access to all Informix instances Wide range of IDS versions supported On-Line and statistical data On-demand reports Combined with internal systems No costs for software, only internal development Summary
Future development Application and service-related reports Enhancement of the front-end
Live demonstration Database info Dbspace, chunk info Performance monitoring - Sessions, locks, stats, temporary tables Disk space usage (global report) Tblspace report (global)
Questions? DBA Intranet Web-based monitoring tool Jan Dryak DHL Information Services (Europe) s.r.o. System Support Specialist DBA Informix firstname.lastname@example.org
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