Stored procedures return metadata about the Spotlight Statistics Repository or data from within the Spotlight Statistics Repository.
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spotlight_get_datasources

Returns a list of all data sources in the repository (effectively the contents of spotlight_datasources).

Syntax

spotlight_get_datasources

Input parameters

There are no input parameters for this stored procedure.

Returned values

ColumnName ColumnType Description
datasource_id int ID of data source
datasource_name nvarchar(255) Name of data source

spotlight_get_domains

Returns a list of all the Spotlight Diagnostic Servers putting data into this repository.

Syntax

spotlight_get_domains

Input parameters

There are no input parameters for this stored procedure.

Returned values

ColumnName ColumnType Description
domain_id int ID of domain
domain_description nvarchar(255) Descriptive name of domain

spotlight_get_monitored_objects

Returns a list of names of all the monitored objects that have data in this repository for a given domain_name. If domain_name is NULL all monitored objects are returned. Also returns the monitored object display name, domain description, and technology name.

Syntax

spotlight_get_monitored_objects @domain_name, @technology_name

Input parameters

@domain_name @technology_name

Returned values

ColumnName ColumnType Description
monitored_object_name nvarchar(255) Name of monitored object
monitored_object_display_name nvarchar(255) A user-friendly interpretation of the encoded name that the Spotlight Diagnostic Server uses to uniquely identify a monitored object. This name is suitable for display on reports or other user-visible outputs.
monitored_object_display_technology_name nvarchar(255) Combines the columns monitored_object_display_name and technology_name to display a user-friendly name that includes the monitored object name and the technology.
domain_description nvarchar(255) Descriptive name of domain
technology_name nvarchar(255) Descriptive name of technology

spotlight_get_table_columns

Returns a list of columns for a table belonging to a data source (effectively the contents of spotlight_stat_names).

Syntax

spotlight_get_table_columns @datasource_name, @table_name

Input parameters

@datasource_name @table_name

Returned values

ColumnName ColumnType Description
statistic_name nvarchar(255) Name of table column

spotlight_get_table_data_instance

Returns the rows and columns from a table with a timestamp that most closely matches @date_time.

Syntax

spotlight_get_table_data_instance @date_time, @domain_name, @monitored_object_name, @table_name

Input parameters

@date_time @domain_name @monitored_object_name @table_name

Returned values

The returned values are dependent on the columns implicit in the table represented by the @table_name parameter.

spotlight_get_table_keys

Returns a list of keys for a table belonging to a data source (effectively the contents of spotlight_stat_keys).

Syntax

spotlight_get_table_keys @datasource_name, @table_name

Input parameters

@datasource_name @table_name

Returned values

ColumnName ColumnType Description
statistic_key_value nvarchar(255) Key value for procedure

spotlight_get_table_range

Returns the rows and columns from a table between @start_date and @end_date.

Syntax

 spotlight_get_table_range @start_date, @end_date, @domain_name, @monitored_object_name, @table_name

Input parameters

@start_date

@end_date

@domain_name

@monitored_object_name

@table_name

Returned values

The returned values are dependent on the columns implicit in the table represented by the @table_name parameter.

spotlight_get_table_span

Returns the time span of all stored data for a particular domain_name, monitored object, and table combination.

Syntax

spotlight_get_table_span @domain_name, @monitored_object_name, @table_name

Input parameters

@domain_name

@monitored_object_name

@table_name

Returned values

The returned values are dependent on the columns implicit in the table represented by the @table_name parameter.

spotlight_get_tables

Returns a list of tables in the repository for a given data source (effectively the contents of spotlight_stat_classes).

Syntax

spotlight_get_tables @datasource_name

Input parameters

@datasource_name

Returned values

ColumnName ColumnType Description
statistic_class_name nvarchar(255) Name of table

spotlight_get_technologies

Returns a list of technologies in the repository (effectively the contents of spotlight_technologies).

Syntax

spotlight_get_technologies

Input parameters

There are no input parameters for this stored procedure.

Returned values

ColumnName ColumnType Description
technology_id int ID of technology
technology_name nvarchar(255) Descriptive name of technology

spotlight_sqlanalysis_results

Returns the worst performing SQL recorded in the Spotlight Statistics Repository over the supplied time span for a particular SQL Server instance.

Syntax

spotlight_sqlanalysis_results @domain_name, @monitored_object_name, @date_time_from, @date_time_to, @maxrows

Input parameters

@domain_name

@monitored_object_name

@date_time_from

@date_time_to

@maxrows

Returned values

Returns information about the worst performing SQL recorded in the Spotlight Statistics Repository.

spotlight_ssr_version

Returns the version number of the Spotlight Statistics Repository.

Syntax

spotlight_ssr_version

Input parameters

There are no input parameters for this stored procedure.

Returned values

Returns the version number.