New Oracle Database 18c DBA Performance Tuning & Management

Oracle Database 18c DBA Performance Tuning & Management

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This Oracle Database 18c DBA Performance Tuning & Management course introduces the DBA to the main concepts of Oracle Database performance tuning and management. DBAs will gain practical experience in analyzing and tuning database performance.

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This course is aimed at:

The Oracle Database 18c DBA Performance Tuning & Management course is suitable for database administrators and technical support staff who are required to monitor and tune an Oracle database.

You will need:

Delegates who wish to attend the Oracle Database 18c DBA Performance Tuning & Management course should have practical knowledge of using SQL and of administering an Oracle database. They should have attended the Oracle SQL and the Oracle Database 18c Administrationcourse or have a good working knowledge of Oracle SQL and Oracle database administration. The ability to describe and use Oracle built-in packages would be highly advantageous but is not essential.

This course is run on a Linux operating system, a basic knowledge of Linux/UNIX is recommended but is not essential.

Where Oracle 18c courses are listed in the Pre-requisite Courses section equivalent Oracle 11g or Oracle 12c courses would also suffice.

You will learn:

  • Tuning database applications for optimal performance
  • Identifying and resolving common tuning problems
  • Using diagnostic sources
  • Managing database statistics
  • Identifying and correcting problem SQL statements
  • Examining the execution plan of a SQL statement using Explain Plan
  • Examining the efficiency of SQL statements using SQL trace and autotrace
  • Using tools for monitoring and diagnosing SQL performance issues
  • Tuning memory components
  • Tuning the SGA and Shared Pool
  • Tuning the data block buffers
  • Using Automatic Memory Management
  • Setting the PGA and temporary space
  • Managing disk I/O
  • Tuning block space
  • Monitoring statistics and wait events
  • Using metrics, alerts and baselines
  • Using AWR and ADDM
  • Using Database Replay

Course Content

Course Introduction

  • Administration and Course Materials
  • Course Structure and Agenda
  • Delegate and Trainer Introductions

Session 1: INTRODUCTION TO ORACLE PERFORMANCE TUNING

  • Tuning Overview of Oracle Database Tuning
  • Application Developer Tuning Responsibilities
  • Oracle DBA Tuning Responsibilities
  • Oracle Tuning Process
  • Plan a Routine Monitoring Regime
  • Setting Suitable Goals
  • Syntax Considerations

Session 2: TOOLS FOR EVALUATING SQL STATEMENTS

  • Overview of SQL Statement Tuning
  • Tools to Assist in SQL Tuning
  • Use Explain Plan, Autotrace and SQL Trace to Examine the Execution of a SQL Statement
  • Interpreting a SQL Trace

Session 3: THE SQL OPTIMIZER

  • The SQL Optimizer
  • Statement Transformation
  • The Optimizer_Mode Initialization Parameter
  • Cost Based Optimizer
  • Managing Statistics with DBMS_STATS
  • Automatic Statistics Gathering
  • Optimizer Adaptive Parameters
  • Dynamic Statistics
  • Online Statistics Gathering for Bulk Loads

Session 4: SORTS

  • How Oracle Processes Sorts
  • Temporary Disk Space Assignment
  • SQL Operations that Use Sorts

Session 5: INDEXES

  • Index Overview
  • Selecting Suitable Columns for an Index
  • B*Tree Indexes
  • Rebuild an Index
  • Create Multiple Indexes on the Same Column
  • Composite Indexes
  • Descending Indexes
  • Access Paths with Indexes
  • Index Scans
  • Conditions That Stop Indexes Being Used
  • Parameters that Affect Optimizer Index Choice

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Oracle Database 18c DBA Performance Tuning & Management Training Course

Session 6: ADVANCED INDEXES

  • Bitmap Indexes
  • Key Compressed Indexes
  • Index Organized Tables
  • Function Based Indexes
  • Invisible Indexes
  • Table Partitioning
  • Serial Direct Path Reads
  • Advanced Index Compression

Session 7: JOIN OPERATIONS

  • Understand Access Paths
  • Joining Tables
  • Nested Loops Join
  • Merge Join
  • Cluster Join
  • Hash Join
  • Anti Join and Semi Join
  • Outer Joins
  • Star Join
  • Improve Optimization with Different Access Paths

Session 8: SQL TUNING ADVISOR USING SQL DEVELOPER

  • Overview of the DBMS_SQL_TUNE Package
  • Using the SQL Tuning Advisor with SQL Developer

Session 9: SEQUENCES AND VIEWS

  • Sequence Caching
  • Views
  • View Merging
  • Inline Views

Session 10: USING HINTS

  • Using Hints to Influence Execution Plan
  • Optimization Mode and Goals
  • Access Methods
  • Query Transformations
  • Join Orders
  • Join Operations
  • Hint Examples

Session 11: MISCELLANEOUS

  • Tips for Avoiding Problematic Queries
  • Oracle 12.2 SQL*Plus Performance Setting Options
  • Array Size
  • The Shared Pool
  • Intelligent Cursor Sharing
  • Virtual Columns
  • The WITH Clause
  • Bind Variable Usage
  • Result Caching
  • Approximate Query Processing
  • Reduce Cursor Invalidations for DDLs
  • Some PL/SQL Performance Issues

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Oracle Database 18c DBA Performance Tuning & Management Training Course

Session 12: BASIC TUNING DIAGNOSTICS

  • Performance Tuning Diagnostics, Features, and Tools
  • DB Time
  • CPU and Wait Time Tuning Dimensions
  • Time Model
  • Dynamic Performance Views
  • Database Statistics
  • Wait Events
  • Diagnostic Sources
  • Log Files and Trace Files

Session 13: REDUCE THE COST OF SQL OPERATIONS

  • Identify Unusable Objects
  • Maintain Indexes
  • The SQL Access Advisor
  • Maintain Tables and Reorganize Tables
  • Manage Extents
  • Compress Tables
  • Row Chaining and Row Migration
  • Segment Shrink

Session 14: THE SQL PERFORMANCE ANALYZER

  • An Overview of the SQL Performance Analyzer
  • Usage of the SQL Performance Analyzer
  • Capture a SQL Workload
  • Create a SQL Performance Analyzer Task
  • Generate Comparison Reports
  • Tune Regressed Statements
  • Guided Workflow Analysis
  • SQL Performance Analyzer Views

Session 15: SQL PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

  • Maintenance of the Optimizer Statistics
  • Gather Statistics Options
  • Defer Publishing Statistics
  • The Optimizer Statistics Advisor
  • The Expression Statistics Store
  • Optimizer Query Optimization in 12.1 and 12.2
  • Continuous Adaptive Query Plans in 12.2
  • Automatic SQL Tuning
  • The SQL Tuning Advisor
  • The SQL Access Advisor
  • SQL Plan Management

Session 16: AUTOMATIC MEMORY MANAGEMENT

  • Overview of Automatic Shared Memory Management
  • Dynamic SGA
  • Parameters for Sizing the SGA
  • Enable and Disable Automatic Shared Memory Management
  • Use the SGA Advisor
  • Overview of Automatic Memory Management
  • Enable and Disable Automatic Memory Management
  • Monitor Automatic Memory Management
  • The PGA Aggregate Limit

Session 17: TUNE THE SHARED POOL

  • Overview of the Shared Pool Architecture
  • Latches and Mutexes
  • Diagnostic Tools for Tuning the Shared Pool
  • Avoiding Hard Parses
  • Pin Objects in the Shared Pool
  • Size the Shared Pool
  • Avoiding Fragmentation of the Shared Pool
  • The Data Dictionary Cache
  • The SQL Query Result Cache

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Oracle Database 18c DBA Performance Tuning & Management Training Course

Session 18: TUNE THE BUFFER CACHE

  • Overview of the Database Buffer Cache Architecture
  • Buffer Cache Tuning Goals and Techniques
  • Buffer Cache Performance Symptoms and Solutions
  • Buffer Cache Advisor
  • Database Smart Flash Cache
  • Full Database Caching
  • When to Flush the Buffer Cache

Session 19: TUNE PGA AND TEMPORARY SPACE

  • Overview of the PGA
  • SQL Memory Usage
  • Automatic PGA Memory Mode Configuration
  • Configure the PGA for a New Instance
  • PGA Target Advice Statistics and Histograms
  • Automatic PGA and AWR Reports
  • Temporary Tablespace Management
  • Temporary Tablespace Group
  • Multiple Temporary Tablespaces
  • Monitoring Temporary Tablespaces
  • Temporary Tablespace Shrink
  • Data Dictionary Views and Sort Segments

Session 20: CREATE AND USE SNAPSHOTS AND BASELINES WITH THE AUTOMATIC WORKLOAD REPOSITORY

  • An Overview of In-Built Automatic Tuning Capabilities
  • An Overview of the Automatic Workload Repository
  • AWR Data
  • Enterprise Manager and the AWR
  • Create and Compare Snapshots
  • Examine AWR Reports
  • Create and Compare Baselines
  • Moving Window Baseline
  • Baseline Templates
  • Baselines Views
  • Performance Monitoring and Baselines
  • Compare Periods Report
  • Define Alert Thresholds Using a Static Baseline
  • Configure Adaptive Thresholds
  • Performance Hub Active Report

Session 21: USE METRICS AND ALERTS

  • An Overview of Metrics and Alerts
  • The Benefits and Limitations of Metrics and Alerts
  • System Generated, Threshold Generated and Event Based Alerts
  • Set Thresholds
  • View Metric History Information
  • View Histograms
  • Metric and Alert Views

Session 22: USE AWR-BASED TOOLS

  • Automatic Maintenance Tasks
  • Maintenance Window Configuration
  • ADDM Performance Monitoring
  • Active Session History
  • Generate an ASH Report
  • Real-time ADDM

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Oracle Database 18c DBA Performance Tuning & Management Training Course

Session 23: REAL TIME DATABASE OPERATION MONITORING

  • Overview of Real Time Database Operation Monitoring
  • Database Operation Concepts
  • Define a Database Operation
  • Enable the Monitoring of Database Operations
  • Identify, Start and Complete a Database Operation
  • Monitor the Progress of a Database Operation
  • Database Operation Views
  • Database Operation Tuning
  • Oracle Database 12cR2 New Features

Session 24: MONITOR APPLICATIONS

  • The Attributes and Types of Services
  • Create Services
  • Use Services with Client Applications
  • Use Services with the Resource Manager
  • Use Services the Oracle Scheduler
  • Services and Metric Thresholds
  • Use Aggregation of Services with Tracing
  • The Top Services Performance Page

Session 25: DATABASE REPLAY

  • Overview of Database Replay Architecture
  • Use Enterprise Manager to Capture and Replay a Workload
  • Use the Database Replay Packages to Capture and Replay a Workload
  • Capture a Workload
  • Pre-process the Captured Workload
  • Configure Replay Clients
  • Replay the Workload
  • Replay Workload Options
  • Analyze the Replayed Workload
  • Database Replay Views

Session 26: TUNE DATABASE I/O

  • An Overview of Database I/O Management
  • I/O Architecture and Modes
  • Important I/O Metrics for Oracle Databases
  • I/O Calibration
  • I/O Statistics and Diagnostics
  • Layout Files using Operating System or Hardware Striping
  • Manually Distribute Files to Reduce I/O Contention
  • Sample Configurations
  • Asynchronous and Synchronous I/O
  • Multi-Threaded Oracle
  • Automatic Storage Management (ASM)

Session 27: A SUMMARY OF ORACLE PERFORMANCE TUNING

  • The Potential Impact of Initialization Parameters on Performance
  • Initially Size Memory for a Database
  • Recommended Best Practices for Different Types of Tablespaces
  • Determine and Use Block Sizes
  • Size the Redo Log Buffer and the Redo Log Files
  • Configure Automatic Statistics Gathering

 

£ 2,095.00 ex.vat

Data sheet

Course Duration 5 Days
Location London