Oracle Database 11g Release 2 Performance Tuning Tips & Techniques

  • 19h 10m
  • Richard J. Niemiec
  • Oracle Press
  • 2012

Systematically 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

About the Author

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.

In this Book

  • Introduction to 11g R1 & R2 New Features (DBA and Developer)
  • Basic Index Principles (Beginner Developer and Beginner DBA)
  • Disk Implementation Methodology and ASM (DBA)
  • Tuning the Database with Initialization Parameters (DBA)
  • Enterprise Manager and Grid Control (DBA and Developer)
  • Using EXPLAIN and SQL PLAN MANAGMENT (Developer and DBA)
  • Basic Hint Syntax (Developer and DBA)
  • Query Tuning: Developer and Beginner DBA
  • Table Joins and Other Advanced Tuning (Advanced DBA and Developer)
  • Using PL/SQL to Enhance Performance (Developer and DBA)
  • Exadata, Tuning RAC, and Using Parallel Features
  • The V$ Views (Developer and DBA)
  • The X$ Tables (Advanced DBA)
  • Using Statspack and the AWR Report to Tune Waits, Latches, and Mutexes
  • Performing a Quick System Review (DBA)
  • Monitor the System Using Unix Utilities (DBA)