Here is the Oracle SQL script that comes handy to find out the number of archive logs that are generated by the database by day by the hour. set lines 120 set pages 999 spool log_history.log SELECT to_char(first_time,'YYYY-MON-DD') day, to_char(sum(decode(to_char(first_time,'HH24'),'00',1,0)),'99') "00", to_char(sum(decode(to_char(first_time,'HH24'),'01',1,0)),'99') "01", to_char(sum(decode(to_char(first_time,'HH24'),'02',1,0)),'99') "02", to_char(sum(decode(to_char(first_time,'HH24'),'03',1,0)),'99') "03", to_char(sum(decode(to_char(first_time,'HH24'),'04',1,0)),'99') "04",...