Author: Donald K. Burleson
Publisher: Rampant Techpress
Release Date: 2014-03
It's impossible to tune an Oracle database without understanding SQL tuning. Oracle is a SQL processing engine and the execution speed of any SQL query is influenced by many factors, both internal and external. As a declarative data access method, SQL relies on the Oracle cost-based optimizer to always choose the "best" execution plan for every SQL query. However, Oracle's SQL is among the most flexible and robust in the world, and along with this great power comes complexity. Tuning Oracle SQL is the single most important skill of any Oracle professional, and Oracle professionals are challenged to create SQL statements that will support thousands of concurrent executions with sub-second response time. "Advanced Oracle SQL Tuning" is a pragmatic treatment of Oracle SQL tuning, short on theory and big on real-world techniques and tips. This book is the culmination of the author's 25 years of full-time DBA experience and he shares expert tips and secrets for hyper charging SQL execution speed. This book covers advanced topics and it is not appropriate for beginners, dilettantes or neophytes.
Author: Donald K. Burleson
Publisher: Rampant TechPress
Release Date: 2010
For Oracle tuning professionals wishing to add more tools to their Oracle tuning toolbox, this guidebook introduces the various tuning analytical tools and helpful strategies to make the database easier to use. Details describe how to extract information from the database and use it to determine and increase efficiency. It also provides specific steps with detailed information on how to congeal large amounts of database performance information into one pool from which the DBA can carefully choose tuning options based on what is predicted, all to give them the biggest improvement in performance for the least time and money investment. Sample code, sample code results, and guidelines on how to interpret the results help users manipulate code in an effective way. With countless hints, tips, and tools, the guide fully explains how to work with the Oracle system on order to achieve database performance excellence.
Author: Donald K. Burleson
Publisher: Rampant Techpress
Release Date: 2014-02
Oracle has become the world's most flexible and robust database and along with great power comes great complexity. This complexity requires that the DBA have expert knowledge of Oracle internals. This book provides a thorough step-by-step approach for holistic Oracle tuning in this challenging information technology era. It represents the knowledge accumulated from tuning thousands of Oracle databases. Oracle tuning has always been a complex task; however, it has become even more complex as Oracle evolves and yields new techniques for achieving optimal performance in the stressed production environment of today's high-tech world. Oracle STATSPACK and AWR has introduced a revolution in database tuning. By understanding these time-series tables, we can develop time-series tuning models to predict upcoming outages and dynamically change the instance to accommodate the impending resource changes. Database tuning efforts must become as sophisticated as the databases themselves. This book strives to show you how to leverage upon the wealth of Oracle performance information so that you can create a robust Oracle database engine, one that maximizes computing resources while minimizing overhead. If you are seeking theory, this is not the book for you. This book encapsulates the combined knowledge of over a century of hands-on DBA tuning experience, a pragmatic, practical approach for the professional Oracle DBA. This is not a book for beginners. Targeted at the senior Oracle DBA, this comprehensive book gives you all of the knowledge you need to be successful in tuning even the most complex Oracle database. The code download for this book is packed with ready-to-run scripts to monitor and identify even the most challenging performance issues.
Oracle 10g has become the most complex database ever created and Oracle tuning has become increasingly complex. This book provides a complete step-by-step approach for holistic Oracle tuning and it is the accumulated knowledge from tuning thousands of Oracle databases. Incorporating the principles of artificial intelligence, Oracle10g has developed a sophisticated mechanism for capturing and tracking database performance over time periods. This new complexity has introduced dozens of new v$ and DBA views, plus dozens of Automatic Workload Repository (AWR) tables. The AWR and its interaction with the Automatic Database Diagnostic Monitor (ADDM) is a revolution in database tuning. By understanding the internal workings of the AWR tables, the senior DBA can develop time-series tuning models to predict upcoming outages and dynamically change the instance to accommodate the impending resource changes. This is not a book for beginners. Targeted at the senior Oracle DBA, this book dives deep into the internals of the v$ views, the AWR table structures and the new DBA history views. Packed with ready-to-run scripts, you can quickly monitor and identify the most challenging performance issues.
Targeted at Oracle professionals who need fast and accurate working examples of complex issues, Oracle In-focus books target specific areas of Oracle technology in a concise manner. Plenty of working code is provided without a lot of theory, allowing database managers to solve their problems quickly without reviewing data that they already know. All code scripts are available for instant download from a companion web site.
Author: Dan Tow
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Release Date: 2003-11-19
A poorly performing database application not only costs users time, but also has an impact on other applications running on the same computer or the same network. SQL Tuning provides an essential next step for SQL developers and database administrators who want to extend their SQL tuning expertise and get the most from their database applications.There are two basic issues to focus on when tuning SQL: how to find and interpret the execution plan of an SQL statement and how to change SQL to get a specific alternate execution plan. SQL Tuning provides answers to these questions and addresses a third issue that's even more important: how to find the optimal execution plan for the query to use.Author Dan Tow outlines a timesaving method he's developed for finding the optimum execution plan--rapidly and systematically--regardless of the complexity of the SQL or the database platform being used. You'll learn how to understand and control SQL execution plans and how to diagram SQL queries to deduce the best execution plan for a query. Key chapters in the book include exercises to reinforce the concepts you've learned. SQL Tuning concludes by addressing special concerns and unique solutions to "unsolvable problems."Whether you are a programmer who develops SQL-based applications or a database administrator or other who troubleshoots poorly tuned applications, SQL Tuning will arm you with a reliable and deterministic method for tuning your SQL queries to gain optimal performance.
Author: Donald K. Burleson
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Release Date: 2001-08-17
From the official Oracle Press comes a comprehensive guide to tuning SQL statements for optimal execution. This expert resource explains how to view the internal execution plan of any SQL statement and change it to improve the performance of the statement. You'll get details on Oracle's optimizer modes, SQL extensions, the STATSPACK utility, and a wealth of methods for tuning Oracle SQL statements.
A complete guide to SQL*Loader, a utility used to move data from external files into an Oracle database, offers step-by-step instruction in the various applications of SQL*Loader, providing a task-oriented approach that covers the latest Oracle 8 and Oracle 8i features. Original. (Beginner/Intermediate)
Explores Oracle's implementation of SQL and explains how to perform tasks including querying time-based data, implementing conditional logic in queries, writing queries, and joining data from two or more tables.
This handbook provides database administrators with clear and concise processes with which to attack tuning problems using Oracle Wait Interface. A guide is provided to demonstrate the mechanics of the Wait Interface and how to use it not only to tune database performance at the database level but also to give the statistics needed to understand problems that lie outside of the database in the SAN or the network. Techniques that apply to tuning any Oracle database from version 7 through 9i and beyond are included.
Written by a Senior Database Administrator who has worked with the Oracle RDBMS for thirty years, this is a book which teaches the skill of SQL Tuning for the Oracle Database. Not a list of one-off tricks or tips, nor a glossing over of topics; this book offers an in-depth process covering discovery, analysis, and problem resolution. Learn the science behind SQL Tuning. Learn and apply the FILTERED ROWS PERCENTAGE Cardinality based method of tuning Determine a query's Driving Table and Join Order Construct Query Diagrams, Data Models, and Join Trees Build and use Count / Filter / and Reconstruction Queries Identify Waste in a Query Execution Plan Zero in on Cardinality Divergence using Estimated vs. Actuals Use the ACCESS / FILTER / COVERAGE strategy to build indexes for Problem Queries Exploit THE 2% RULE in analyzing Access method and Join method Classify queries as Precision Style or Warehouse Style Understand Hash Join mechanics and make Hash Joins go faster Make HINTS work as Detection Tools rather than clubs Avoid early Database Design flaws Manage Statistics and deal with common Statistics problems (NDV, Uniform Distribution, Independence, Dynamic Sampling) (Staleness, Skew, Dependence, Defaulting, Out-Of-Bounds, Transiency, Bloat) Perfect your Question Based Analyis Technique and more Included are: a special chapter for EXADATA, a LAB which demonstrates the cardinality based process of SQL Tuning, and twenty three magical SQL scripts that make the process of SQL Tuning easy to do. Learn the skill of SQL Tuning as taught by an expert who does it for a living, and become the go-to specialist in your company. Chapter 1: DRIVING TABLE and JOIN ORDER Chapter 2: Ways to Use a Query Execution Plan Chapter 3: The Best Indexes for a Query Chapter 4: JOINS Chapter 5: HINTS Chapter 6: BASICS Chapter 7: ROW COUNTS and RUN TIMES Chapter 8: EXADATA LAB: Reverse Engineering the QEP Appendix: Know Your Scripts Scripts for analyzing queries and plans Scripts for examining an active database Scripts for looking at metadata showplan showplanshort showplanconstraints showplancountqueries showplandatamodel showplandrivingtable showplanfilterqueries showplanfrpspreadsheetcode showplanindexes showplannumrows showplanquerydiagram showplantables showplantablesunique loadplanfromcache loadplanfromhist showtopcpu showowner showindexes showconstraints showcolstats showhistograms showallscanrates showallworkareas It's all about the Cardinalities
This book is packed with real world examples that cover all the advanced features of PL/SQL. In turn, each major certification topic is covered in a separate chapter that makes understanding concepts easier. At the end of each chapter, you will find plenty of practice questions to strengthen and test your learning.If you are a PL/SQL developer looking for deeper insight and a move from mid-level programmer to professional database developer, then this is the best guide for you. This book is also an ideal guide for all the Associate level PL/SQL programmers who are preparing for the Professional 1Z0-146 certification. This book assumes you have prior knowledge of PL/SQL programming.
Author: Allen Jacot
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2008-12-15
Your definitive guide to JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Implement and maintain a fully integrated, SOA-based ERP framework across your entire corporation. JD Edwards EnterpriseOne: The Complete Reference explains how to install and administer JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, store BI information in data marts and warehouses, manage servers and portals, and develop customized applications and kernel processes. You'll also learn how to create and distribute packages, use the security workbench, optimize performance, and apply the latest JD Edwards EnterpriseOne updates and tools releases. Set up and configure the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne applications suite Work with Oracle, SQL Server, DB2, MSDE, and SSE data sources Define JD Edwards EnterpriseOne path codes, task views, and environments Deploy the object configuration manager and solution explorer Build client and server packages, media objects, and data warehouses Secure JD Edwards EnterpriseOne using LDAP, single sign-on, and third-party tools Administer portals and Web sites using JD Edwards EnterpriseOne's HTML server and server manager Troubleshoot and tune your system using the performance workbench Covers Release 8.12
As Oracle professionals are challenged to create SQL statements that will support thousands of concurrent executions with sub-second response time, this book’s timing is critical as tuning Oracle SQL has become the single most important skill of the Oracle professional. While not appropriate for the beginner, this book allows senior Oracle professionals to explore important internal mechanisms within Oracle and the powerful and complex internals of Oracle SQL execution. Topics include the internals of Oracle cost-based SQL optimizer, SQL execution internals within the library cache, Oracle SQL coding and optimization techniques, and Oracle index internals. Also included is a ready-to-use code depot full of working SQL tuning scripts, which allow for quick optimization of the SQL and indexes inside the Oracle database.