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Turn on SQL stats limited in DPA

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Updated January 31, 2017


DPA by default collects stats on all SQL statements that have been seen as active on the monitored instance. This article describes how to configure DPA to collect only a limited number of stats. Limiting to the top number of rows of SQL statements when those statements are ranked by wait time. 


All DPA versions


  1. Go to Options > Administration tab > Advanced options > DB Instance options tab.
  2. Select Support Options.
  3. Select an instance you want to limit stats for from the drop down menu.
  4. Scroll down to find SQLSTATS_LIMITED. This option determines if limited stats are collected from the monitored database based on wait time.
  5. Set this value to true. 
  6. Set the value for the following setting to determine the number of stats rows to collect:
    (The default value is 10,000.)




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