Author: Henry H. Liu
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2011-11-22
A data-driven, fact-based, quantitative text on Oracleperformance and scalability With database concepts and theories clearly explained inOracle's context, readers quickly learn how to fully leverageOracle's performance and scalability capabilities at every stage ofdesigning and developing an Oracle-based enterprise application.The book is based on the author's more than ten years of experienceworking with Oracle, and is filled with dependable, tested, andproven performance optimization techniques. Oracle Database Performance and Scalability is dividedinto four parts that enable readers to progressively learn andapply new skills: Part 1, Getting Started with Oracle, describes how to set up aworking Oracle environment, offering a quick tour to illustratemajor database concepts Part 2, Oracle Architecture from Performance and ScalabilityPerspectives, explains all the major database concepts andarchitectural features that readers need to know to optimize Oracleperformance and scalability Part 3, Optimizing Oracle Performance and Scalability, offershands-on instructions to optimize and fine-tune performance andscalability for all database applications Part 4, Case Studies: Oracle Meeting Real-World Performance andScalability Challenges, sets forth quantitative case studies basedon the author's first-hand experience that demonstrate how readerscan apply proven techniques to dramatically improve the performanceand scalability of actual database products In addition to case studies, this book offers a detailed secureonline banking application as an example, making it possible forreaders to fully explore Oracle's performance and scalabilityfeatures on their own. Oracle Database Performance andScalability is an ideal text for pre-conditioning collegestudents and training software developers.
Author: Thomas Kyte
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2003-08-22
Tom Kyte of Oracle Magazine’s “Ask Tom” column has written the definitive guide to designing and building high-performance, scalable Oracle applications. The book covers schema design, SQL and PL/SQL, tables and indexes, and much more. From the exclusive publisher of Oracle Press books, this is a must-have resource for all Oracle developers and DBAs.
* First book on the market that covers building high-performance Java applications on the Oracle database—using the latest versions of both the Oracle database (10g) and the JDBC API (3.0). * Promotes and explains an "anti black box" approach to Oracle development complete with benchmark code) that will allow developers to write highly efficient, high performance Oracle JDBC applications. * A new book from the prestigious OakTable Press, which Apress will be strongly promoting and supporting throughout 2004.
Beginning Oracle Database 12c Administration is your entry point into a successful and satisfying career as an Oracle Database Administrator. The chapters of this book are logically organized into four parts closely tracking the way your database administration career will naturally evolve. Part 1 "Database Concepts" gives necessary background in relational database theory and Oracle Database concepts, Part 2 "Database Implementation" teaches how to implement an Oracle database correctly, Part 3 "Database Support" exposes you to the daily routine of a database administrator, and Part 4 "Database Tuning" introduces the fine art of performance tuning. Beginning Oracle Database 12c Administration provides information that you won't find in other books on Oracle Database. You'll discover not only technical information, but also guidance on work practices that are as vital to your success as are your technical skills. The author's favorite chapter is "The Big Picture and the Ten Deliverables." (It is the editor’s favorite chapter too!) If you take the lessons in that chapter to heart, you can quickly become a much better Oracle database administrator than you ever thought possible. You will grasp the key aspects of theory behind relational database management systems and learn how to: • Install and configure an Oracle database, and ensure that it’s properly licensed; • Execute common management tasks in a Linux environment; • Defend against data loss by implementing sound backup and recovery practices; and • Improve database and query performance.
Author: David Knox
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2004-06-17
Oracle security expert David Knox explains how to design and develop an integrated, secure Oracle environment. “In my experience in the security world, including 32 years at the Central Intelligence Agency, I’ve not found anyone with more experience in the theory and practice of protecting your data than David Knox.” --Dave Carey, former Executive Director of the CIA