Oracle Performance Tuning
The Oracle relational database management system is the most popular database system in use today. Organizations ranging from government agencies to small businesses, from large financial institutions to universities, use Oracle to make sense of their data. Running on computers as diverse as mainframes, minicomputers, workstations, PCs, and Macintoshes, Oracle provides virtually identical functions across machine boundaries.Oracle offers tremendous power and flexibility, but at some cost. Demands for fast response, particularly in online transaction processing systems, make performance a major issue. With more organizations downsizing and adopting client-server and distributed database approaches, performance tuning becomes all the more vital.This book pulls together the experiences of many Oracle system users and administrators who have learned how to tune their Oracle systems --running either RDBMS Version 6 or Version 7--to best advantage. It answers questions like:
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What Causes Performance Problems?
Tuning for Managers and Planners
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