When the lights go down in the town – Warriors may have seen Oracle for last time

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Practical Oracle Database Appliance

Practical Oracle Database Appliance

First-ever book targeting Oracle Database Appliance Plays into a growing market surrounding Oracle’s engineered systems Will be a must-buy book to administrators of such systems
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Oracle Database 12c Performance Tuning Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach

Oracle Database 12c Performance Tuning Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach

Performance problems are rarely “problems” per se. They are more often “crises” during which you’re pressured for results by a manager standing outside your cubicle while your phone rings with queries from the help desk. You won’t have the time for a leisurely perusal of the manuals, nor to lean back and read a book on theory. What you need in that situation is a book of solutions, and solutions are precisely whatOracle Database 12c Performance Tuning Recipes delivers. Oracle Database 12c Performance Tuning Recipes is a ready reference for database administrators in need of immediate help with performance issues relating to Oracle Database. The book takes an example-based approach, wherein each chapter covers a specific problem domain. Within each chapter are “recipes,” showing by example how to perform common tasks in that chapter’s domain. Solutions in the recipes are backed by clear explanations of background and theory from the author team. Whatever the task, if it’s performance-related, you’ll probably find a recipe and a solution in this book. Provides proven solutions to real-life Oracle performance problems Offers relevant background and theory to support each solution Gets straight to the point for when you’re under pressure for results What you’ll learn Optimize the use of memory and storage Monitor performance and troubleshoot problems Identify and improve poorly-performing SQL statements Adjust the most important optimizer parameters to your advantage Create indexes that get used and make a positive impact upon performance Automate and stabilize using key features such as SQL Tuning Advisor and SQL Plan Baselines Who this book is for Oracle Database 12c Performance Tuning Recipes is aimed squarely at Oracle Database administrators. The book especially appeals to those administrators desiring to have at their side a ready-to-go set of solutions to common database performance problems.

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