Understanding how Oracle really works is essential for any one working with Oracle. This book is furthest you get (in a book) when it comes to Oracle internals. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Lasse Jenssen
Charles Hooper has provided an excellent technical review of this book.
I would also agree with the reviewer below who points out that it really is for advanced developers and... Read more
I completed reading JL's Oracle Core Essential Internals for DBAs and Developers. I knew what I was in for because I also read his first book on the Oracle Optimizer. Read morePublished on May 8, 2013 by George Loewenthal
Jonathan is the master of undertanding Oracle. He strips the core of the Oracle transaction architecture down to its essentials in a very clear manner.Published on April 19, 2013 by Amazon Customer
It proved again Jonathan Lewis is worth the O1 VISA to the US. I'm very surprised that it can go so deep without the source code. It's really amazing.Published on March 20, 2013 by Hongyuan Han
It is a great book on oracle internals with an exceptionaly easy and understandable approach. Even not that good of a DBA like me can actually understand and get a glimpse into the... Read morePublished on March 4, 2013 by Ludmil Johnev
I agree with all the positive reviews present here on Amazon as of today.
I would elaborate on the "experience level" that is allegedly required to read this book: this... Read more