ST12 Trace vs ST05 Trace
This table explains some of the important basic difference between the SAP ABAP trace ST12 and trace ST05.
|ST12 traces only a specific user context or a transaction.||ST05 traces every action of a user on a server.|
|ST12 trace automatically turns off with a transaction.||ST05 trace has to be manually turned off.|
|Stores the trace into the database and is permanent.||Stores the trace into local files and overwritten regularly.|
|Provides a Top-Down flow used to find performance hotspot, issues identified by which are usually solved by code changes.||Provides a bottom-up flow which is suitable for identifying DB bound performance issues, which are usually solved by Performance Tuning.|