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Where to see connection Performance Counters while running a benchmark test? (196082)

Where to see connection Performance Counters while running a benchmark test? First add Performance Counters to a connection: 1. Select Edit Connections option from top ribbon bar 2. Double-click on the connection name ...

Product(s): Benchmark Factory for Database
Last Updated On: 4/25/2016
(0 Ratings)
How to clone or duplicate a job? (195488)

User is managing about 20 different jobs and when creating new jobs he usually uses mostly the same settings as the others, with just a few changes such as agent and database connection. How to clone or duplicate a job? ...

Product(s): Benchmark Factory for Database
Last Updated On: 4/14/2016
(0 Ratings)
Error running TPCE test: "The current license key allows for a maximum of 100 virtual users. To add additional virtual users, please purchase a license key." (194755)

User has been running BMF tests without issue from same machine. Today the following error occurs running same tests: "The current license key allows for a maximum of 100 virtual users. To add additional virtual users, please purchase a license key. ...

Product(s): Benchmark Factory for Database
Last Updated On: 4/7/2016
(0 Ratings)
Benchmark Factory Trial virtual users limited to 20 even after entering a new virtual users key. (23660)

Benchmark Factory Trial virtual users limited to 20 even after entering a new virtual users key. Check to see if Benchmark Factory Trial has turned into Freeware mode. Go to Help | About and look under Benchmark Factory Information. ...

Product(s): Benchmark Factory for Database
Last Updated On: 3/31/2016
(0 Ratings) 1155 views
I get an error message "The Trial License Key has expired" in the licensing screen. (83928)

Looking at the Benchmark Factory for Databases (BMF) Licensing window, it shows the following message under the Benchmark Factory tab: "The trial license key has expired". However, it seems like BMF is working normally. ...

Product(s): Benchmark Factory for Database
Last Updated On: 3/31/2016
(0 Ratings) 1202 views
Is Benchmark Factory certified to run on VMware Windows VM? (186876)

Is Benchmark Factory certified to run on VMware Windows VM? Benchmark Factory for Databases has no problems running on a VMWare Windows VM. QA testing is all done VM machine.

Product(s): Benchmark Factory for Database
Last Updated On: 2/23/2016
(0 Ratings) 37 views
Does Benchmark Factory for Databases support for Performance Counter on Linux? (187703)

When attempting to add counters (see KB187703_Fig01.png) to a Benchmark Factory job, only servers in the MS Windows network are visible. How are Linux servers accessed? Benchmark Factory only supports Windows performance counter.

Product(s): Benchmark Factory for Database
Last Updated On: 2/22/2016
(0 Ratings) 52 views
TPC-E queries lack LIMIT clause (186830)

TPC-E query belonging to transaction "CUSTOMER- POSITION_Frame 2" and "TRADE-STATUS_Frame 1" does not contain the required LIMIT clause, resulting in these queries returning tens of thousands of rows, instead of 30 or 50. ...

Product(s): Benchmark Factory for Database
Last Updated On: 2/9/2016
(0 Ratings) 51 views
TPC-C test fail: The query processor could not start the necessary thread resources for parallel query execution (94845)

Receiving the following error when trying to run TPC-C test in BMF. "ODBC Error (37000,21C2) - [Microsoft][SQL Server Native Client 10.0][SQL Server]The query processor could not start the necessary thread resources for parallel query execution. ...

Product(s): Benchmark Factory for Database
Last Updated On: 1/21/2016
(0 Ratings) 281 views
TPC-E job fails with 'Refresh data using backup sets' after changing job scale factor (121284)

Setting the Object/Data Retention to 'Refresh data using backup sets' on a TPC-E job will result in job error when changing the job scale factor after the initial run. The following error might result from the test: "Error: Execute TradeResult Frame2 insert holding_summary failure. ...

Product(s): Benchmark Factory for Database
Last Updated On: 1/15/2016
(0 Ratings) 59 views
Cannot launch and Event Viewer captures "Hanging application BFactory.exe" (124322)

Benchmark Factory will not launch double clicking on the shortcut or on the BFactory.exe. No error message is thrown by Benchmark Factory but the Windows Event Viewer captured the following: Windows Event View has the following Application event: ...

Product(s): Benchmark Factory for Database
Last Updated On: 1/11/2016
(1 Ratings) 1054 views
Generating a 10TB Tpc-E database estimated to take 45 days but crashes after 2 days (184999)

Generating a 10TB Tpc-E database estimated to take 45 days but crashes after 2 days. 45 days to generate 10TB doesn't make sense as the db server cpu and memory are not overloaded. The BMF machine and network is not overloaded. ...

Product(s): Benchmark Factory for Database
Last Updated On: 1/8/2016
(0 Ratings) 66 views
Error executing a SQL statement when running a scenario: "Error - ODBC Error Could not find store procedure xxx" (184728)

Under Test options of Capture/Replay job for SQL Server connection, user selects a scenario and from list of SQL queries he selects one statement to execute. The following error occurs: "Error - ODBC Error Could not find store procedure xxx". ...

Product(s): Benchmark Factory for Database
Last Updated On: 12/31/2015
(0 Ratings) 80 views
Cannot place a high load on the target database after upgrading to 7.3 (184045)

After upgrading from 6.9.3 to 7.3 it is not possible to place a high load on the target database. Running the same Scalable Hardware Mixed test on the same target database with the same user levels and the same scale factor , the result is about 20 TPS instead of about 2000. ...

Product(s): Benchmark Factory for Database
Last Updated On: 12/14/2015
(0 Ratings) 82 views
What is new in Benchmark Factory 7.3? (180424)

This article lists the new items in Benchmark Factory 7.3. New features. The following new features were introduced in this release of Benchmark Factory. Industry Standard Benchmark Testing. New Replication Benchmark Test. ...

Product(s): Benchmark Factory for Database
Last Updated On: 11/4/2015
(0 Ratings) 317 views
How to get help with license issues? (177193)

How to get help with license issues? 1. Send an email to license@software. dell.com. 2. Open a license service request from Support Link: https://support.software.dell.com/licensing-assistance.

Product(s): Benchmark Factory for Database, Spotlight on SQL Server Enterprise
Last Updated On: 9/17/2015
(0 Ratings) 2896 views
Encountered Windows application error when importing trace file into Benchmark Factory for Databa (60072)

When trying to import an Oracle trace file into Benchmark Factory for Database (BMF) 6.1, encountered a Windows application error which forces BMF to shutdown automatically after the error. There are no logs generated in the BMF console error log. ...

Product(s): Benchmark Factory for Database
Last Updated On: 8/11/2015
(2 Ratings) 1233 views
Getting error ""Missing Agent(s) to use for testing" when doing capture (156500)

Getting error ""Missing Agent(s) to use for testing" when doing capture Error Message:"Missing Agent(s)", means that the agent(s) need to be configured for the test. Click on the word 'Missing Agents' and it will bring up the Agent setup dialogue.

Product(s): Benchmark Factory for Database
Last Updated On: 7/31/2015
(0 Ratings) 439 views
Getting error "Userload of XXX exceeds license amount" when doing capture (156501)

Getting error "Userload of XXX exceeds license amount" when doing capture. "Userload of XXX exceeds license amount" means that an additional virtual license pack needs to be purchased in order to run this test. Note that ...

Product(s): Benchmark Factory for Database
Last Updated On: 7/31/2015
(0 Ratings) 579 views
Cannot connect to Performance Analysis SQL repository from Benchmark Factory (36823)

Unable to connect to a Performance Analysis Repository with SQL Server 2005 in BMF version 5.0.1. The PA Repository Database name is hard-coded. If the repository name is changed, it will not match what is hard-coded and the connection issue will occur. ...

Product(s): Benchmark Factory for Database
Last Updated On: 7/13/2015
(0 Ratings) 1072 views
Getting incorrect results when using parameter values in Test SQL for Scalability BMF test. (32356)

The load scenario user is using is Test SQL for Scalability, then user is using the Create Custom user scenario. User is working with Benchmark Factory using UDB v8.x on Windows XP. User is testing BMF and using basic sample queries. ...

Product(s): Benchmark Factory for Database
Last Updated On: 7/13/2015
(0 Ratings) 1145 views
Error: "Unable to begin a session in logon()" (55655)

Benchmark Factory for Databases (BMF) has been installed on a remote machine and is getting these errors while running a test, eg. Scalibility Test. BMF works fine on the host machine but remote machines generate these errors: Unable to begin a session in logon(). ...

Product(s): Benchmark Factory for Database
Last Updated On: 7/13/2015
(0 Ratings) 1361 views
Hardware spec requirements for 100 userload tests. (125154)

What are the hardware spec requirements for 100 userload test with no delay against a database. What type of hardware is needed? These tests will be using 100 user loads with 0 delay. User might also run the same tests ...

Product(s): Benchmark Factory for Database
Last Updated On: 7/13/2015
(0 Ratings) 38143 views
Compare Results tab does not show imported test results. (155541)

Compare Results tab does not show imported test results. Select "TPC-E Jobs" link and change filter to "All Jobs" or use Run Reports outside of Benchmark Factory console.

Product(s): Benchmark Factory for Database
Last Updated On: 7/13/2015
(0 Ratings) 31462 views
With remote agent, Benchmark Factory gives error "Not all configured Agent(s) have connected in a timely manner (153787)

Setting up both local and remote agent will cause the following error when running a test with a remote agent. Not all configured Agent(s) have connected in a timely manner. The test will completely with no results and the following message. ...

Product(s): Benchmark Factory for Database
Last Updated On: 6/10/2015
(0 Ratings) 1124 views