Complete and approachable guide to tuning best practice. For novice to intermediate Oracle DBAs and developers.
Solving or planning for performance issues is a core part of the database professional's toolkit. The Oracle database is very flexible, making it suitable for a wide range of applications. Consequently, it is highly tunable, presenting a bewildering set of choices to the inexperienced. Tuning Oracle is as much about approach as about understanding the technology. It is more than tweaking parameters, or following a set prescription – it involves matching application-specific knowledge with what's happening inside the database.
Based on the Lawson’s long experience working with Oracle, the book uses a five-step model to help identify and isolate the cause of non-performance. This book shows you how to approach problems, get the information you need from Oracle, and follow the process through to success.