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How to view the OTBI Usage and Performance Metrics
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In this article, we will look into how to measure OTBI usage and performance using OTBI analytics.

Oracle has introduced two subject areas “OTBI Performance Real Time” and “OTBI Usage Real Time” from 20D release.

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These subject areas contain:

  • Captures OTBI Query execution data including ad-hoc queries, saved analyses, and dashboards
  • Six months of OTBI execution data is available in 20D.
  • Data older than six months is purged weekly.
  • Subject areas are secured by duty roles. There’s no data security.
  • Does not contain BI Catalog change audit data.  This feature is planned for a future release.

Pre-Requisites

The OTBI usage subject areas are provisioned for two job roles:

  • IT Security Manager and
  • Application Implementation Consultant. 

To use them for other job roles, grant OTBI Usage Transactional Analysis Duty and OTBI Performance Transactional Analysis Duty to custom job roles in Security Console.

OTBI Usage Real Time

This subject area contains details of Monitoring OTBI usage, including user, analysis and dashboard, and subject area usage trends.

The OTBI Usage Real Time subject area answers the following business questions:

  • How many users run OTBI analyses?
  • Who are the top N OTBI users?
  • How many analyses and dashboards have users run in the past month?
  • What is the weekly analysis usage trend?
  • What are the top N most frequently run OTBI analyses?
  • How many predefined OTBI analyses have been run in the past month?
  • How many custom OTBI analyses have been run in the past month?
  • How many ad-hoc OTBI analyses have been run in the past month?
  • What’s the execution history of a given dashboard in the past month?
  • Which analyses have low usage in the past three months?
  • How many OTBI SOAP web services have been run in the past month?
  • What is the SOAP API data load?

OTBI Performance Real Time

This subject area contains details of Monitoring usage trends and OTBI analysis execution time, execution errors, and database physical SQL execution statistics.

The OTBI Performance Real Time subject area answers the following business questions:

  • What are the long-running analyses in the past month?
  • What is the OTBI execution time histogram for the past month?
  • Which analyses have the longest response time?
  • Which analyses have a high row count?
  • Which analyses reached the OTBI maximum row limit? 
  • What are the common execution errors in the past month?
  • How many analyses and dashboards failed in the past month?
  • What are the most commonly used subject areas?
  • What are the least used subject areas?
  • Which subject areas have slow performance?
  • Which analyses have low usage because of poor performance?
  • How many database SQLs are executed by an analysis?
  • What is the database SQL execution time and row count?

Here are the dimensions and Metrics available for these subject areas:

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Here is the Cloud Customer Connect Link which provides a sample dashboard and more details on these subject areas.

Here are the snapshots of the Dashboard from one of the Demo POD.

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Feel free to download the catalog from Cloud Customer Connect Link and try it out at your end to find out the OTBI performance metrics at your client.

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