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What is a Virtual User in Benchmark Factory? (210644)

What is a Virtual User in Benchmark Factory? Virtual users simulate the load against the system-under-test. Each virtual user is a separate thread, acting independently of the other virtual users, with its own connection to the system-under-test. ...

Product(s): Benchmark Factory for Database
Last Updated On: 8/17/2016
(0 Ratings) 44 views
Getting 1603 error during installation and it shows CustomAction JudgeTypeOfTarget as problem in the installation log (210265)

While installing Benchmark Factory a 1603 error is being returned. When looking at the installation log, it shows the following lines as the error. CustomAction JudgeTypeOfTarget returned actual error code 1603 (note this may ...

Product(s): Benchmark Factory for Database
Last Updated On: 8/16/2016
(0 Ratings) 51 views
Running a test on Oracle DB failing with ORA-12592 after several attempts. (209368)

Test on Oracle DB fails after 4 or 5 attempts, generating following error: ORA-12592: TNS:bad packet. Transaction "Load C_Customer Table " run failed by virtual user 3. WORKAROUND: This error was recognised of Oracle 12c in Linux environment. ...

Product(s): Benchmark Factory for Database
Last Updated On: 8/16/2016
(0 Ratings) 23 views
What is the best strategy or best practices to use for a Capture/Replay on an Oracle 11g RAC? (209370)

What is the best strategy or best practices to use for a Capture/Replay on an Oracle 11g RAC environment which is upgraded to Oracle 12c? Best practices for a Capture/Reply on an Oracle RAC environment: 1. FGAC capture ...

Product(s): Benchmark Factory for Database
Last Updated On: 8/2/2016
(0 Ratings) 38 views
ODBC errors produced when creating/loading TPC C tables on Informix (206648)

Is Benchmark Factory compatible with Informix? When attempting to create and load TPC-C tables on and Informix database (v12.10) over ODBC (csdk v4.10) the following errors are produced: BMF V7.3: "ODBC Error (22008 ...

Product(s): Benchmark Factory for Database
Last Updated On: 7/8/2016
(0 Ratings) 56 views
How to run SQL 200 times for 10 user loads, but dynamically change the Bind-Variable for each run? (206634)

How to run SQL 200 times for 10 user loads, but dynamically change the Bind-Variable for each run? In order to dynamically change the bind variable's value, you can use the BF Script function as bind parameter value. Select ...

Product(s): Benchmark Factory for Database
Last Updated On: 6/30/2016
(0 Ratings) 91 views
Get "Trial version cannot allow a commercial key" entering license key (206340)

The following error is received when entering a commercial key into a trial version. "Trial version cannot allow a commercial key" A trial version will not accept commercial license keys. Install a commercial version of Benchmark Factory, which can be downloaded here.

Product(s): Benchmark Factory for Database
Last Updated On: 6/23/2016
(0 Ratings) 89 views
What is new in Benchmark Factory 7.4? (204921)

What is new in Benchmark Factory 7.4? Industry Standard Benchmark Testing. Resume Create Objects Step After Interruption. If there is an interruption in the process of loading data during the Create Objects step (for example ...

Product(s): Benchmark Factory for Database
Last Updated On: 5/31/2016
(0 Ratings) 285 views
Agent() Error: Order Status Exec Failed (65301)

When testing standard TPC-C against a SQL Server database works for 25 concurrent users, but fails when 40 concurrent users. Error message: TPC-C Job Job Started Started test Create Objects for TPC-C Checking for existing objects... Objects already exists. ...

Product(s): Benchmark Factory for Database
Last Updated On: 5/10/2016
(0 Ratings) 1724 views
Error 1918 during installation (133571)

When trying to install Benchmark Factory 64-bit getting "Error 1918.Error installing ODBC driver BMF MySQL ODBC Driver, ODBC error 13: The setup routines for the BMF MySQL ODBC driver could not be loaded due to system error code 126: The specified module could not ...

Product(s): Benchmark Factory for Database
Last Updated On: 5/10/2016
(0 Ratings) 84 views
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) 114 views
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) 133 views
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) 127 views
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) 1276 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) 1350 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) 190 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) 249 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) 216 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) 543 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) 273 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) 1253 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) 295 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) 421 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) 316 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) 666 views