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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) 11 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) 34 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) 19 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) 22 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) 1602 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) 3 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) 35 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) 46 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) 34 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) 1191 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) 1244 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) 95 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) 140 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) 132 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) 397 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) 164 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) 1125 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) 178 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) 203 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) 187 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) 507 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) 3023 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) 1327 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) 529 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) 683 views