BI performance counter: Requests Total

Applies to

SSRS

Description

This is a cumulative number of all the requests that were sent to Report Manager and received by Report Server ever since the Report Server was restarted. It is represented as a numeric value that is reset every time the Report Server is restarted.

Resolved by

DBAs, Server administrators, System administrators, Web administrators, Report developers

Suggested solutions

  1. Add more memory
  2. Maximize data throughput so that the RAM is utilized efficiently
  3. Consider enabling Bandwidth Throttling if the IIS machine uses over 50% of available network bandwidth

Additional research

Measure Performance of ASP.NET Web Applications with Microsoft Performance Monitor
IIS Performance Monitoring and Tuning
Monitoring SSRS Report Performance – Part 4

 

To track BI performance metrics – consider using ApexSQL BI Monitor, a web application that monitors system, SSAS, SSIS and SSRS performance in real time.

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