Cost-Based Oracle Fundamentals

Cost-Based Oracle Fundamentals

If you’ve suffered the frustration of watching the optimizer do something completely bizarre when the best execution plan is totally obvious, or spent hours or days trying to make the optimizer do what you want it to do, then this is the book you need. You’ll come to…

Toad Pocket Reference for Oracle, 2nd Edition

Toad Pocket Reference for Oracle, 2nd Edition

Toad is an enormously popular interactive environment tool for Oracle development and administration. It allows developers to build, test, debug, and format their code via an easy-to-use graphical user interface, available in both freeware and commercial versions. Toad makes developers far more productive; using Toad, you’ll find that…

PeopleSoft for the Oracle DBA

PeopleSoft for the Oracle DBA

The newest addition to the OakTable Press series, PeopleSoft for the Oracle DBA, will teach you a range of techniques for maintaining a PeopleSoft system. You will then become able to implement techniques like indexing, implementing DDL, managing tablespaces, and fixing low-performing SQL queries. Author David Kurtz is…

Optimizing Oracle Performance

Optimizing Oracle Performance

Oracle DBAs and developers are all too familiar with the outlay of time and resources, blown budgets, missed deadlines, and marginally effective performance fiddling that is commonplace with traditional methods of Oracle performance tuning. In Optimizing Oracle Performance, Cary Millsap, former VP of Oracle’s System Performance Group, clearly…

Oracle SQL Tuning Pocket Reference

Oracle SQL Tuning Pocket Reference

One of the most important challenges faced by Oracle database administrators and Oracle developers is the need to tune SQL statements so that they execute efficiently. In this book, Mark Gurry shares his in-depth knowledge of Oracle’s SQL statement optimizers. Mark provides solutions to many common problems that…

Learning Oracle PL/SQL

Learning Oracle PL/SQL

PL/SQL, Oracle’s programming language for stored procedures, delivers a world of possibilities for your database programs. PL/SQL supplements the standard relational database language, SQL, with a wide range of procedural features, including loops, IF-THEN statements, advanced data structures, and rich transactional control – all closely integrated with the…

Oracle DBA Checklists Pocket Reference

Oracle DBA Checklists Pocket Reference

In a series of easy-to-use checklists, the Oracle DBA Checklists Pocket Reference summarizes the enormous number of tasks an Oracle DBA must perform. Each section takes the stress out of DBA problem solving with a step-by-step “cookbook” approach to presenting DBA quick-reference material, making it easy to find…

Oracle RMAN Pocket Reference

Oracle RMAN Pocket Reference

Oracle RMAN Pocket Reference is ideal for DBAs who require a concise reference to common RMAN tasks. The first portion of the book presents commands for such tasks as taking a full database backup, recovering from loss of data file, and cloning a database. The second portion offers…