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Oracle Performance Tuning 101 (Oracle)by Gaja Vaidyanatha
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Learn to optimize and fine-tune your Oracle system's overall performance
Implement tuning solutions using the proven methodology found inside Oracle Performance Tuning 101 gives you step-by-step practical advice for removing bottlenecks, minimizing downtime, and increasing overall system performance. You'll also get tips for identifying Oracle's current bottlenecks, prioritizing and performing tuning operations, writing optimal SQL, interpreting statistics, and much more. Written in a clear and engaging style, this book explains how to manage the tuning efforts of various components of your entire system in a methodical fashion, eliminating all guesswork.
Every chapter includes one or more myths and folklores about the topic, examples, and an "In a Nutshell" section--all geared to reinforce the knowledge you've acquired.
This entry-level study teaches the essentials of keeping databases running at top performance. The guide covers releases 7.3 through 8i for NT, Linux and Unix platforms.
Your Oracle career starts here! Ideal for those new to Oracle technology, this officially authorized guide teaches new DBAs the essentials of keeping an Oracle database running at top performance. You'll get coverage of application, instance, database, I/O, OS, and contention tuning.
Table of Contents
Part I: The Method.
Chapter 1: Introduction to Oracle Peformance Management.
Chapter 2: The Method Behind the Madness.
Part II: Application Tuning.
Chapter 3: Application Tuning: Issues that Concern a DBA.
Chapter 4: Application Tuning: Tracking Down Bad SQL.
Part III: Instance and Database Tuning.
Chapter 5: Instance Tuning: The Shared Pool Area.
Chapter 6: Instance Tuning: The Database Buffer Cache.
Chapter 7: Instance Tuning: The Redo Log Buffer & Miscellaneous Tuning.
Chapter 8: Database Tuning.
Part IV: Specialized Tuning.
Chapter 9: Parallel Query Tuning.
Chapter 10: Contention Tuning.
Part V: Environment Tuning.
Chapter 11: I/O Tuning.
Chapter 12: Operating System Tuning.
Chapter 13: Wrapping It Up.
Part VI: Appendixes:
Appendix A: Glossary.
Appendix B: More Tips & Resources.
Appendix C: References.
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