Getting buffer pool comparison information

This section explains how to view and compare performance data of different buffer pools.


  1. In the Buffer Pools folder of the contents pane, click Buffer Pool Comparison.

    The different buffer pool counters, such as Getpage, Read Request, Write Request, and Write Page are displayed.

    Note: The content pane displays only the active counters. Counters that have no activity are not displayed.
  2. Double-click a counter, for example Read Request.
    The following window is displayed:
    Figure 1. Viewing performance data – The Buffer Pool Comparison window
    This figure is a graphical representation of the Buffer Pool Comparison window from viewing performance data.

    The right pane shows a comparison of buffer pools in your system regarding the selected counter in the form of a bar chart.