Implement Proven Database Optimization SolutionsSystematically identify and eliminate database performance problems with help from Oracle Certified Master Richard Niemiec. Filled with real-world case studies and best practices, Oracle Database 11g Release 2 Performance Tuning Tips & Techniques details the latest monitoring, troubleshooting, and optimization methods. Find out how to find and fix bottlenecks, configure storage devices, execute effective queries, and develop bug-free SQL and PL/SQL code. Testing, reporting, and security enhancements are also covered in this Oracle Press guide.
Properly index and partition Oracle Database 11g Release 2
Work with Oracle Exadata and Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud
Efficiently manage disk drives, RAID arrays, and memory
Tune queries with Oracle SQL hints and the TRACE utility
Troubleshoot databases using V$ views and X$ tables
Distribute workload using Oracle Real Application Testing
Generate reports using Oracle's Statspack and Automatic Workload Repository tools
Use sar, vmstat, and iostat to monitor system statistics
"This is a timely update of Rich's classic book on Oracle Database performance tuning to cover hot new topics like Oracle Database 11g Release 2 and Oracle Exadata. This is a must-have for DBAs moving to these new products." --Andrew Mendelsohn, Senior Vice President, Oracle Database Server Technologies
Richard Niemiec is an Oracle Ace Director and one of only six originally honored Oracle Certified Masters worldwide. He was a co-founder and the CEO of TUSC, a Chicago-based systems integrator of Oracle-based business solutions. Rich currently serves as an Executive Advisor to Rolta International Board of Directors and has served as President of Rolta TUSC and Rolta EICT. TUSC was the Oracle Partner of the Year in 2002, 2004, 2007, 2008, and 2010 (Rolta TUSC). Rich is the past President of the International Oracle Users Group (IOUG) and the current President of the Midwest Oracle Users Group (MOUG). He is the bestselling author of Oracle Databasa 10g Performance Tuning Tips & Techniques, and he was inducted into the Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame in 1998.
Chapter 1. Introduction to 11g R1 and R2 New Features (DBA and Developer) Chapter 2. Basic Index Principles (Beginner Developer and Beginner DBA) Chapter 3. Disk Implementation Methodology and ASM (DBA) Chapter 4. Tuning the Database with Initialization Parameters (DBA) Chapter 5. Enterprise Manager and Grid Control (DBA and Developer) Chapter 6. Using EXPLAIN and SQL PLAN MANAGEMENT (Developer and DBA) Chapter 7. Basic Hint Syntax (Developer and DBA) Chapter 8. Query Tuning: Developer and Beginner DBA Chapter 9. Table Joins and Other Advanced Tuning (Advanced DBA and Developer) Chapter 10. Using PL/SQL to Enhance Performance (Developer and DBA) Chapter 11. Exadata, Tuning RAC, and Using Parallel Features Chapter 12. The V$ Views (Developer and DBA) Chapter 13. The X$ Tables (Advanced DBA) Chapter 14. Using Statspack and the AWR Report to Tune Waits, Latches, and Mutexes Chapter 15. Performing a Quick System Review (DBA) Chapter 16. Monitor the System Using Unix Utilities (DBA) Appendix A. Key Initialization Parameters (DBA) Appendix B. The V$ Views (DBA and Developer) Appendix C. The X$ Tables (DBA) Index