and join me on July 23 to discover how Visual SQL Tuning can help you understand execution plans and diagnose performance problems. During the webinar I'll cover:
- Visual SQL Tuning basics and how to create a VST diagram
- How to evaluate execution plan effectiveness with Visual SQL Tuning (more...)
Thanks to everyone who attended my webinar on using hints for Oracle testing and performance tuning. As usual, it was a great event and I appreciate the comments and questions.
Downloads:Presentation PDFRelated scripts
Webinar recording (coming soon)
I'll be back in the saddle again in July so keep (more...)
My next Embarcadero sponsored webinar will be on May 14 and is entitled Using Optimizer Hints for Oracle Performance Tuning.Register now!
Hints are excellent database performance tuning tools that direct the Oracle optimizer to utilize specific operations in SQL execution plans. We often use hints because the Oracle optimizer (more...)
Thanks to everyone who attended my webinar and thanks to Embarcadero (@DBPowerStudio
) for hosting it. The presentation and scripts can be downloaded from the following links:Presentation
Webinar recording (available soon)
Stay tuned for my next webinar coming in May!
It's webinar time again! On March 26, Embarcadero will once again provide sponsorship for my webinar entitled "Back to the Future: Mining AWR Data for Oracle SQL Performance".
Most of us have been in the situation where, for no apparent reason, performance for key SQL takes a nose-dive after having previously performed well. So, how do you handle this situation and stabilize performance back to acceptable levels? One approach is to go back in (more...)
There were quite a few questions asked during the webinar yesterday that I didn't have time to answer online. So, here's the list of questions from the webinar transcripts with my answers. In some cases, I combined several similar questions and gave a single answer. Hope it's helpful!1. Can (more...)