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Oracle GoldenGate Best Practices: Heartbeat Table for Monitoring Lag times (Doc ID 1299679.1)

Last updated on APRIL 19, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle GoldenGate - Version to [Release 10.4.0 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Affected Database: Oracle


This documents a procedure to reliably measure lag between source and target systems through the use of 'heartbeat' tables.  

The Heartbeat function is now built into the latest releases of the product.  Please use this only in versions that do not include the heartbeat function.


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