Oracle Database 11g: Performance Tuning
Duration : 5 Days (40 Hours)
Oracle Database 11g: Performance Tuning Course Overview:
The “Oracle Database 11g: Performance Tuning” course is aimed at equipping database administrators and system administrators with essential skills to effectively deploy and manage Oracle Database 11g for optimal performance. The course covers a range of topics, including monitoring, tuning, and optimizing database operations, fine-tuning configurations, managing space usage, assessing performance, and more. Through comprehensive coverage, hands-on exercises, and utilization of proper tools, participants gain a strong grasp of performance tuning concepts. Designed for various instructional formats, the course empowers students to enhance their ability to deploy and manage Oracle Database 11g for peak performance.
- Database Administrators
- System Architects
- Application Designers
- IT Professionals using Oracle Database 11g
- End-users seeking to optimize application performance
- Those responsible for building, maintaining, and tuning databases
- Individuals looking to maximize the performance of Oracle Database 11g applications
- Participants familiar with basic Oracle Database concepts, without requiring expertise in Oracle Database 11g.
Learning Objectives of Oracle Database 11g: Performance Tuning:
1. Learn how to use Oracle Database 11g to monitor and modify performance.
2. Recognize the effects of system configuration on database performance.
3. Understand the recommendations and guidelines for tuning instance parameters.
4. Diagnose and troubleshoot inefficient SQL in the database.
5. Identify models for monitoring and tuning distributed databases.
6. Document and manage performance tuning of an Oracle Database.
7. Utilize Automatic Workload Repository (AWR) for performance analysis.
8. Utilize Automatic Database Diagnostic Monitor (ADDM) for performance analysis.
9. Implement a variety of performance-monitoring tasks.
10. Recognize the use of the Oracle Enterprise Manager.
Module 1: Introduction
- This lesson introduces the Performance Tuning course objectives and agenda
Module 2: Basic Tuning Tools
- Monitoring tools overview
- Enterprise Manager
- V$ Views, Statistics and Metrics
- Wait Events
Module 3: Using Automatic Workload Repository
- Managing the Automatic Workload RepositoryCreate AWR Snapshots
- Real Time SQL Monitoring (a 11.1 feature new lesson in NF L-15)
Module 4: Defining Problems
- Defining the Problem
- Limit the Scope & Setting the Priority
- Top SQL Reports
- Common Tuning Problems & Tuning During the Life Cycle
- ADDM Tuning Session
- Performance Versus Business Requirements
- Performance Tuning Resources & Filing a Performance Service Request
- Monitoring and Tuning Tools: Overview
Module 5: Using Metrics and Alerts
- Metrics, Alerts, and Baselines
- Limitation of Base Statistics & Typical Delta Tools
- Oracle Database 11g Solution: Metrics
- Benefits of Metrics
- Viewing Metric History Information & Vsing EM to View Metric Details
- Statistic Histograms & Histogram Views
- Database Control Usage Model & Setting Thresholds
- Server-Generated Alerts, Creating and Testing an Alert & Metric and Alert Views
Module 6: Using Baselines
- Comparative Performance Analysis with AWR Baselines
- Automatic Workload Repository Baselines
- Moving Window Baseline
- Baselines in Performance Page Settings & Baseline Templates
- AWR Baselines & Creating AWR Baselines
- Managing Baselines with PL/SQL & Baseline Views
- Performance Monitoring and Baselines & Defining Alert Thresholds Using a Static Baseline
- Using EM to Quickly Configure & Changing Adaptive Threshold Settings
Module 7: Using AWR Based Tools
- Automatic Maintenance Tasks
- ADDM Performance Monitoring
- Active Session History: Overview
Module 8: Monitoring an Application
- What Is a Service? Service Attributes & Service Types
- Creating Services & Managing Services in a Single-Instance Environment
- Everything Switches to Services.
- Using Services with Client Applications & Using Services with the Resource Manager
- Services and Resource Manager with EM & Using Services with the Scheduler
- Using Services with Parallel Operations & Metric Thresholds
- Service Aggregation and Tracing & Service Aggregation Configuration.
- Client Identifier Aggregation and Tracing & Service Performance Views
Module 9: Identifying Problem SQL Statements
- SQL Statement Processing Phases & Role of the Oracle Optimizer
- Identifying Bad SQL, Real Time SQL Monitoring (a 11.1 feature new lesson in NF L-15) & TOP SQL Reports
- What Is an Execution Plan? Methods for Viewing Execution Plans & Uses of Execution Plans
- DBMS_XPLAN Package: Overview & EXPLAIN PLAN Command
- Reading an Execution Plan, Using the V$SQL_PLAN View & Querying the AWR
- SQL*Plus AUTOTRACE & SQL Trace Facility
- How to Use the SQL Trace Facility
- Generate an Optimizer Trace
Module 10: Influencing the Optimizer
- Functions of the Query Optimizer, Selectivity, Cardinality and Cost & Changing Optimizer Behavior
- Using Hints, Optimizer Statistics & Extended Statistics
- Controlling the Behavior of the Optimizer with Parameters
- Enabling Query Optimizer Features & Influencing the Optimizer Approach
- Optimizing SQL Statements, Access Paths & Choosing an Access Path
- Join & Sort Operations
- How the Query Optimizer Chooses Execution Plans for Joins
- Reducing the Cost
Module 11: Using SQL Performance Analyzer
- Real Application Testing: Overview & Use Cases
- SQL Performance Analyzer: Process & Capturing the SQL Workload
- Creating a SQL Performance Analyzer Task & SPA (NF Lesson 9) DBMS_SQLTUNE.CREATE_TUNING_TASK
- Optimizer Upgrade Simulation & SQL Performance Analyzer Task Page
- Comparison Report & Comparison Report SQL Detail
- Tuning Regressing Statements & Preventing Regressions
- Parameter Change Analysis & Guided Workflow Analysis
- SQL Performance Analyzer: PL/SQL Example & Data Dictionary Views
Module 12: SQL Performance Management
- Maintaining SQL Performance and Optimizer Statistics & Automated Maintenance Tasks
- Statistic Gathering Options & Setting Statistic Preferences
- Restore Statistics
- Deferred Statistics Publishing: Overview & Example
- Automatic SQL Tuning: Overview
- SQL Tuning Advisor: Overview
- Using the SQL Access Advisor
- SQL Plan Management: Overview
Module 13: Using Database Replay
- The Big Picture & System Architecture
- Capture & Replay Considerations
- Replay Options & Analysis
- Database Replay Workflow in Enterprise Manager
- Packages and Procedures
- Data Dictionary Views: Database Replay
- Database Replay: PL/SQL Example
- Calibrating Replay Clients
Module 14: Tuning the Shared Pool
- Shared Pool Architecture & Operation
- The Library Cache & Latch and Mutex
- Diagnostic Tools for Tuning the Shared Pool
- Avoiding Hard & Soft Parses
- Sizing the Shared Pool & Avoiding Fragmentation
- Data Dictionary Cache & SQL Query Result Cache
- UGA and Oracle Shared Server
- Large Pool & Tuning the Large Pool
Module 15: Tuning the Buffer Cache
- Oracle Database Architecture: Buffer Cache
- Database Buffers
- Buffer Hash Table for Lookups
- Working Sets
- Buffer Cache Tuning Goals and Techniques
- Buffer Cache Performance Symptoms & Solutions
- Automatically Tuned Multiblock Reads
- Flushing the Buffer Cache (for Testing Only)
Module 16: Tuning PGA and Temporary Space
- SQL Memory Usage & Performance Impact
- SQL Memory Manager
- Configuring Automatic PGA Memory & Setting PGA_AGGREGATE_TARGET Initially
- Monitoring & Tuning SQL Memory Usage
- PGA Target Advice Statistics & Histograms
- Automatic PGA and Enterprise Manager & Automatic PGA and AWR Reports
- Temporary Tablespace Management: Overview & Monitoring Temporary Tablespace
- Temporary Tablespace Shrink & Tablespace Option for Creating Temporary Table
Module 17: Automatic Memory Management
- Oracle Database Architecture, Dynamic SGA & Memory Advisories
- Granule & Manually Adding Granules to Components
- Increasing the Size of an SGA Component, SGA Sizing Parameters & Manually Resizing Dynamic SGA Parameters
- Automatic Shared Memory Management & Memory Broker Architecture
- Behavior of Auto-Tuned & Manually TunedSGA Parameters
- Using the V$PARAMETER View & Resizing SGA_TARGET
- Disabling, Configuring & Monitoring Automatic Shared Memory Management (ASMM)
- Automatic Memory Management
Module 18: Tuning Segment Space Usage
- Space and Extent Management & Locally Managed Extents
- How Table Data Is Stored & Anatomy of a Database Block
- Minimize Block Visits
- The DB_BLOCK_SIZE Parameter
- Small & Large Block Size: Considerations
- Block Allocation, Free Lists & Block Space Management with Free Lists
- Automatic Segment Space Management
- Migration and Chaining, Shrinking Segments & Table Compression: Overview
Module 19: Tuning I/O
- I/O Architecture, File System Characteristics, I/O Modes & Direct I/O
- Bandwidth Versus Size & Important I/O Metrics for Oracle Databases
- I/O Calibration and Enterprise Manager, I/O Calibration and the PL/SQL Interface & I/O Statistics and Enterprise Manager
- Stripe and Mirror Everything
- Using RAID
- I/O Diagnostics
- Database I/O Tuning
- What Is Automatic Storage Management?
Module 20: Performance Tuning Summary
- Best practices identified throughout the course
- Summarize the performance tuning methodology
Module 21: Appendix B: Using Statspack
- Installing Statspack
- Capturing Statspack Snapshots
- Reporting with Statspack
- Statspack Considerations
- Statspack and AWR Reports
- Reading a Statspack Report
- Statspack and AWR
Oracle Database 11g: Performance Tuning Course Prerequisites:
• Knowledge of basic Unix commands
• Knowledge of Oracle Database 11g.
• Understanding of the concept of database performance.
• Ability to construct an SQL query.
• Knowledge of SQL*Plus and PL/SQL programming.
• Basic understanding of Oracle architecture.
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