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Oracle Database: Performance Management and Tuning

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  • Use the Oracle tuning methodology
  • Use Oracle-supplied tools for monitoring and diagnosing SQL and instance tuning issues
  • Use database advisors to proactively correct performance problems
  • Identify problem SQL statements
  • Tune SQL performance problems
  • Monitor instance performance by using Enterprise Manager
  • Tune instance components by primarily using instance parameter


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  • Database Administrator

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Learning Objectives

  • Use the Oracle Database tuning methodology appropriate to the available tools
  • Utilize database advisors to proactively tune an Oracle Database Instance
  • Use the tools based on the Automatic Workload Repository to tune the database
  • Diagnose and tune common SQL related performance problems
  • Diagnose and tune common Instance related performance problems
  • Use Enterprise Manager performance-related pages to monitor an Oracle Database


Suggested Prerequisite
  • Oracle Database 12c R2: Install and Upgrade Workshop Ed 2
  • Familiarity with Oracle Database installation
  • Familiarity with Oracle Database configuration concepts
Required Prerequisite
  • Oracle Database 18c: Administration Workshop Ed 1
  • Basic knowledge of Linux operating system
  • A working knowledge of SQL and PL/SQL packages
  • Basic understanding of Oracle Database architecture
  • Familiarity with basic database monitoring procedures

Course Content

  • Introduction
  • Defining the Scope of Performance Issues
  • Using AWR-Based Tools
  • Identifying Problem SQL Statements
  • Using SQL Performance Analyzer
  • Tuning the Shared Pool
  • Automatic Memory
  • Basic Tuning Diagnostics
  • Using Metrics and Alerts
  • Real-Time Database Operation Monitoring
  • Influencing the Optimizer
  • SQL Performance Management
  • Tuning the Buffer Cache
  • Performance Tuning Summary with Waits
  • Using Automatic Workload Repository
  • Using Baselines
  • Monitoring Applications
  • Reducing the Cost of SQL Operations
  • Using Database Replay
  • Tuning PGA and Temporary Space

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