first of all, you need to understand things that this report is about -- like wait events, DB time, CPU time, etc. If you are familiar with these things, the rest is easy.
There are also some articles about reading AWR reports in my blog, including some examples: http://savvinov.com/awr/
AWR reports are intuitively obvious to any casual observer.
>AWR reports are intuitively obvious to any casual observer
I would dispute this statement.
Reading and understanding AWR reports needs some experience. The observer must also be familiar with database events and statistics.
Hemant K Chitale
Which bit are you having trouble understanding?
How would you rate your Oracle knowledge?