(Oracle Enterprise Manager Database Tuning with the Oracle Tuning Pack; search in this book)
a Profiler trace or a Transact-SQL script
a sequence of disk requests
a sequence of service requests, commands, I/Os, or other quantifiable transactions that exercise the software
a description of how often a system performs its given tasks, in what ratio, for how long, and what part of the system is being acted on
an assignment of a duration to each task in the task graph
In Performance Tools, a stream of transactions generated by specific jobs or tasks. Key attributes of a workload include the number of local and remote jobs generating transactions, the number of interactive and noninteractive transactions per job, and the system resources required for each transaction.
A precise definition of a workload is elusive, but a commonly accepted definition is the hypothetical relationship between a group or individual human operator and task demands.
Similar to call load, however can also include non-call activities.
Often used interchangeably with Call Load. Work load can also refer to non-call activities.