This tool helps the DBA detect when the size limit for a storage area is approaching a physical (addressing) limit. The analysis done by the tool provides a conservative view of storage area usage, i.e. there is a built-in safety margin in the reporting. The margin comes from space internal to a storage area that is actually available for the case of deleted and reused record-id's.
Instructions including best practices are posted in the Database Statistics Tool wiki.
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