Subject Re: [firebird-support] Dumb question of the day
Author Martijn Tonies

> I've been using Firebird for years, but I have never had a need to
> profile database activity before now. I'm trying to find a deadlock
> in the production system that I can't reproduce in our test environment.
> How the heck do other admins profile Firebird databases for
> server-side activity? I've searched the newsgroups and Google with
> zero success. It seems all Firebird profiling is done by the client
> side of the connection (using tools like Jason Wharton's IB SQL
> client), and even then the level of detail I can retrieve is very,
> very limited. I can't believe I'm thinking this, but it would be
> great if I was using SQL Server 2005 right now...
> Do any admins have any suggested mechanisms for profiling Firebird
> databases? Expanded logging? Anything?

There is nothing that can be monitored in Firebird except for
"who is connected" (to the server), and what are the current
transaction counters (per database).

That's pretty much it.

Martijn Tonies
Database Workbench - tool for InterBase, Firebird, MySQL, NexusDB, Oracle &
MS SQL Server
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