Oracle Database 12c Performance Management and Tuning

5 days


In the Oracle Database 12c: Performance Management and Tuning course, learn about the performance analysis and tuning tasks expected of a DBA:


Each participant will leave with a recognised certificate

Course Outline

  • proactive management through built-in performance analysis features and tools, diagnosis and tuning of the Oracle Database instance components, and diagnosis and tuning of SQL-related performance issues.
  • Introduction
  • Course Objectives
  • Course Organization
  • Course Agenda
  • Topics Not Included in the Course
  • Who Tunes?
  • What Does the DBA Tune?
  • How to Tune
  • Tuning Methodology
  • Basic Tuning Diagnostics
  • Performance Tuning Diagnostics, Features, and Tools
  • DB Time
  • CPU and Wait Time Tuning Dimensions
  • Time Model
  • Dynamic Performance Views
  • Statistics
  • Wait Events
  • Log Files and Trace Files
  • Using Automatic Workload Repository
  • Automatic Workload Repository Overview
  • Automatic Workload Repository Data
  • Enterprise Manager Cloud Control and AWR
  • Snapshots
  • Reports
  • Compare Periods
  • Defining the Scope of Performance Issues
  • Defining the Problem and Limiting the Scope
  • Setting the Priority
  • Top SQL Reports
  • Common Tuning Problems
  • Tuning During the Life Cycle
  • ADDM Tuning Session
  • Performance Tuning Resource
  • Monitoring and Tuning Tools Overview
  • Using Metrics and Alerts
  • Metrics and Alerts Overview
  • Limitation of Base Statistics
  • Benefits of Metrics
  • Viewing Metric History Information
  • Viewing Histograms
  • Server-Generated Alerts
  • Setting Thresholds
  • Metrics and Alerts Views
  • Using Baselines
  • Comparative Performance Analysis with AWR Baselines
  • Moving Window Baseline
  • Baseline Templates
  • Creating AWR Baselines
  • Baselines Views
  • Performance Monitoring and Baselines
  • Defining Alert Thresholds Using a Static Baseline
  • Configuring Adaptive Thresholds
  • Using AWR-Based Tools
  • Automatic Maintenance Tasks
  • ADDM Performance Monitoring
  • Active Session History
  • Additional Automatic Workload Repository Views
  • Real-time ADDM
  • Real-Time Database Operation Monitoring
  • Overview and Use Cases
  • Defining a Database Operation
  • Database Operation Concepts
  • Enabling Monitoring of Database Operations
  • Identifying, Starting, and Completing a Database Operation
  • Monitoring the Progress of a Database Operation
  • Database Operation Views
  • Database Operation Tuning
  • Monitoring Applications
  • Service Attributes and Types
  • Creating Services
  • Using Services with Client Applications
  • Using Services with the Resource Manager
  • Services and Oracle Scheduler
  • Services and Metric Thresholds
  • Service Aggregation and Tracing
  • Top Services Performance Page
  • Identifying Problem SQL Statements
  • SQL Statement Processing Phases
  • SQL Monitoring
  • Execution Plans
  • DBMS_XPLAN Package
  • EXPLAIN PLAN Command
  • Reading an Execution Plan
  • Using the SQL Trace Facility
  • Generating an Optimizer Trace
  • Influencing the Optimizer
  • Functions of the Query Optimizer
  • Optimizer Statistics
  • Controlling the Behavior of the Optimizer by Using Parameters
  • Enabling Query Optimizer Features
  • Using Hints
  • Access Paths
  • Join Operations
  • Sort Operations
  • Reducing the Cost of SQL Operations
  • Index Maintenance
  • SQL Access Advisor
  • Table Maintenance and Reorganization
  • Extent Management
  • Data Storage
  • Migration and Chaining
  • Shrinking Segments
  • Table Compression
  • Using SQL Performance Analyzer
  • SQL Performance Analyzer Overview
  • Real Application Testing Overview and Use Cases
  • Capturing the SQL Workload
  • Creating a SQL Performance Analyzer Task
  • Comparison Reports
  • Tuning Regressing Statements
  • Guided Workflow Analysis
  • SQL Performance Analyzer Views
  • SQL Performance Management
  • Maintaining Optimizer Statistics
  • Automated Maintenance Tasks
  • Statistics Gathering Options and Preferences
  • Deferred Statistics Publishing
  • Automatic SQL Tuning
  • SQL Tuning Advisor
  • SQL Plan Management
  • Using Database Replay
  • Database Replay Architecture
  • Capture Considerations
  • Replay Options
  • Replay Analysis
  • Database Replay Workflow in Enterprise Manager
  • Database Replay Packages and Procedures
  • Database Replay Views
  • Calibrating Replay Clients
  • Tuning the Shared Pool
  • Shared Pool Architecture
  • Latch and Mutex
  • Diagnostic Tools for Tuning the Shared Pool
  • Avoiding Hard Parses
  • Sizing the Shared Pool
  • Avoiding Fragmentation
  • Data Dictionary Cache
  • SQL Query Result Cache
  • Tuning the Buffer Cache
  • Database Buffer Cache Architecture
  • Working Sets
  • Buffer Cache Tuning Goals and Techniques
  • Buffer Cache Performance Symptoms
  • Buffer Cache Performance Solutions
  • Database Smart Flash

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