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Maintain a High-Performance Oracle Database 10g Environment
Monitor, analyze, and optimize Oracle Database 10g using the tested methods and insider advice contained in this definitive volume. Written by Oracle Certified Master Richard Niemiec, Oracle Database 10g Performance Tuning Tips & Techniques is packed with detailed case studies, best practices, and code samples illustrating Oracle's new tuning features. Find out how to select optimal indexing options, effectively manage drives and disk arrays, troubleshoot queries, and reliably predict future performance. You'll also get detailed coverage of PL/SQL performance enhancements, initialization file tweaks, and the latest database surveying and reporting utilities.
"Rich does it again with a book that teaches to multiple levels in a bold and inspiring way." --Ari Kaplan, President, Independent Oracle Users Group
"There is no doubt about Rich's grasp on Oracle tuning and the way he simplifies intricate details in it." --Muhammad Shuja Uddin, Vice President and Head of Technical Support, Ora-Tech Systems; President, Pakistan Oracle Users Group
"Rich Niemiec is THE expert on Oracle tuning. This book is a ‘must have' for every Oracle DBA's bookshelf--there is something for everyone to learn. It is an excellent reference that proves useful over and over again." --Kimberly Floss, Manager, Database Services, PepsiCo; Former President, Independent Oracle Users Group
"Any book with Rich Niemiec as the author is a ‘must buy.' The man knows Oracle inside and out." --Karen Brownfield, Board of Directors, Oracle Applications Users Group