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Art and Science of Oracle Performance Tuning

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ISBN-10: 1590591992

ISBN-13: 9781590591994

Edition: 2003

Authors: Christopher Lawson

List price: $39.99
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Solving or planning for performance issues is a core part of the database professional's toolkit. The Oracle database is very flexible, making it suitable for a wide range of applications. Consequently, it is highly tunable, presenting a bewildering set of choices to the inexperienced. Tuning Oracle is as much about approach as about understanding the technology. It is more than tweaking parameters or following a set prescriptionemdash;it involves matching application-specific knowledge with what's happening inside the database. Based on author Christopher Lawson's long experience working with Oracle, The Art and Science of Oracle Performance Tuning book uses a five-step model to help…    
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Book details

List price: $39.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Apress L. P.
Publication date: 7/2/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

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