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Troubleshooting Oracle Performance

  • Authors

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxix
  2. Foundations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Pages 13-32
  3. Identification

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 33-33
  4. Query Optimizer

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 107-108
    2. Pages 195-245
    3. Pages 247-305
  5. Optimization

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 307-307
    2. Pages 309-338
    3. Pages 339-408
    4. Pages 409-457
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 551-585

About this book


What do you do when your database application isn't running fast enough? You troubleshoot, of course. Finding the slow part of an application is often the easy part of the battle. It's finding a solution that's difficult. Troubleshooting Oracle Performance helps by providing a systematic approach to addressing the underlying causes of poor database application performance.

  • Written for developers by an application developer who has learned by doing
  • Gives a systematic approach to solving database application performance problems
  • Helps you plan for performance as you would for any other application requirement


Oracle SQL database performance software

About the authors

Since 1995, Christian Antognini has been focusing on understanding how the Oracle database engine works. His main interests range from logical and physical database design, to the integration of databases with Java applications, the query optimizer, and basically everything else related to performance management and tuning. He is working as a senior consultant and trainer at Trivadis AG in Z rich, Switzerland. If he is not helping one of his customers to get the most out of Oracle, he is somewhere lecturing on optimization or new Oracle database features for developers. He is member of the Trivadis Performance Team and of the OakTable Network).

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