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Oracle Performance Tuning Overview

Oracle Performance Tuning focuses on tuning Oracle database for performance in the real time scenario.  The methodology used in the practices is primarily reactive. After configuring tools, monitoring tools and reviewing the available reports, you’ll be presented with the Oracle architecture based on the SQL statement processing of SELECT and DML. An in-depth information about this technology can be gained through our Oracle Performance Tuning training which includes right from the basics to the advanced topics of this tool.

Course Oracle Performance Tuning Training
Mode of Training Instructor Led Live Online Training
Duration 30 hours
Timings Flexible (Our Rep will work with you on the timings that suits your needs)
Course Material Our Expert Trainer will share you all the necessary course material,  ppts, videos and pdfs
Examples Trainer will cover Real time scenarios during the training
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After the completion of Oracle Performance Tuning training, participant will be able to

  • Apply sound database design principles to ensure high performance
  • Identify appropriate metrics and tuning goals for measuring and monitoring performance
  • Identify the critical performance tuning steps
  • Interpret Oracle alert files
  • Use Oracle trace files
  • Use Oracle utilities for performance tuning
  • Use the V$ utilities for tuning
  • Employ tuning techniques for different types of applications.

As an aspirant anyone can attend Oracle Performance Tuning Training but very much suitable for,

  • Database Administrators
  • Support Engineer
  • Technical Consultant.

Participants must have knowledge in Core DBA activities like

  • Oracle Database 11g: Administration Workshop II Release 2
  • Oracle Database 11g: Administration Workshop I Release 2.

Self Paced Learning moves at a pace set by the learner. It boosts the retention of information simultaneously to a large number of people. The videos developed by experts make it more easier for the learning professionals.

On the other hand, Live Online Training takes place at a scheduled event or time. The Instructor plays an important role throughout the learning process.

Unlike others, Tekslate is not an institute that only delivers subject knowledge of the technology but also assess the trainees and align them to meet their goal during the training period. We customize the course as per the participant’s requirement as one size does not fit all. Besides individual training, Tekslate also delivers corporate training as per the standards needed. Our Trainers are certified with more than 10 years of experience in online training.

Oracle Performance Tuning Training Curriculum

Oracle Performance Tuning Training curriculum includes the following content

Learning Objectives : This chapter provides an introduction to performance tuning and its tools.

Topics Include :

  • Monitoring tools overview
  • Enterprise Manager
  • V$ Views, Statistics and Metrics
  • Wait Events

Practicals Covered : Here, candidates get a knowledge regarding tuning Oracle Database for performance.

Learning Objectives : Explore and collect the performance statistics on usages of Automatic Workload Repository.

Topics Include :

  • Managing the Automatic Workload Repository Create AWR Snapshots
  • Real-Time SQL Monitoring

Practicals Covered : Users here learn about the AWR features and reports.

Learning Objectives : Tuning system to tailor and define problems and way to resolve them by best meeting your business needs.

Topics Include :

  • 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

Practicals Covered : Candidates learn to tune in the system planning and define problems at different phases. 

Learning Objectives : A built-in alerts infrastructure to notify usage of metrics and ways to manage it.

Topics Include : 

  • Metrics, Alerts, and Baselines
  • Limitation of Base Statistics & Typical Delta Tools
  • Oracle Database 11g Solution: Metrics
  • Benefits of Metrics
  • Viewing Metric History Information & using 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.

Practicals Covered : Prospects learn to use performance metrics and alerts to detect usual functionalities and changes if any.

Learning Objectives : This chapter will explain how to manage SQL Plan baselines-including selecting and evolving baselines. 

Topics Include :

  • 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.

Practicals Covered : Candidates learn to capture the baselines along with some derived examples.

Learning Objectives : This module lays focus on application of AWR based tools depending on its investigation derived. 

Topics Include :

  • Automatic Maintenance Tasks
  • ADDM Performance Monitoring
  • Active Session History: Overview

Practicals Covered : Prospects explore the chances of applications of tools within several scenarios. 

Learning Objectives : This module lays strong foundation on how to learn to monitor and access the overall performance of an application.

Topics Include :

  • 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.

Practicals Covered : Candidates learn the usage of monitoring the application performance in real time. 

Learning Objectives : This chapter discusses goals for identifying problem SQL statements. 

Topics Include :

  • SQL Statement Processing Phases & Role of the Oracle Optimizer
  • Identifying Bad SQL, Real Time SQL Monitoring & 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

Practicals Covered : Students here learn way of identifying and troubleshooting problems within SQL statements.

Learning Objectives : This section holds information regarding adequate Optimizer defaults for majority of operations. 

Topics Include : 

  • Functions of the Query Optimizer, Selectivity, Cardinality and Cost & Changing Optimizer Behaviour
  • Using Hints, Optimizer Statistics & Extended Statistics
  • Controlling the Behaviour of the Optimizer with Parameters
  • Enabling Query Optimizer Features & Influencing the Optimizer Approach
  • Optimising SQL Statements, Access Paths & Choosing an Access Path
  • Join & Sort Operations
  • How the Query Optimizer Chooses Execution Plans for Joins
  • Reducing the Cost.

Practicals Covered : Prospects here explore the ways to tune the optimizer for a specific type of workload and influence it further to provide better performance. 

Learning Objectives : The chapter covers the concepts of SQL tuning sets with the SQL Performance Analyzer. 

Topics Include :

  • Real Application Testing: Overview & Use Cases
  • SQL Performance Analyzer: Process & Capturing the SQL Workload
  • Creating an 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.

Practicals Covered : Users can now analyze the performance of the statements either major or minor in a SQL Performance Analyzer.

Learning Objectives : In this course, candidates are introduced to diagnosis of performance management and its related issues.

Topics Include : 

  • Maintaining SQL Performance and Optimizer Statistics & Automated Maintenance Tasks
  • Statistics 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

Practicals Covered : Candidates here learn about the performance analysis and tuning tasks expected out of a DBA. 

Learning Objectives : This chapter typically explains how to replay a database workload on the test system.

Topics Include : 

  • 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

Practicals Covered : Candidates here can explore about the replay system that is running the same version of Oracle Database.

Learning Objectives : This chapter explains how to tune the shared pool and the large pool. 

Topics Include :

  • 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.

Practicals Covered : Users learn about the management of shared pool and large pool to manually apply the tuning process.

Learning Objectives : This chapter describes how to tune the database buffer cache.

Topics Include : 

  • 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).

Practicals Covered : Users learn to manage the database memory on individual systems and learn to manually tune the memory caches.

Learning Objectives : This chapter discusses about basics of tuning the PGA. 

Topics Include : 

  • 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.

Practicals Covered : Firstly, candidates learn about the scenario when PGA is tuned manually and how the problems can be resolved under automatic tuning.

Learning Objectives : This section provides background information on Automatic Memory Management feature. 

Topics Include : 

  • 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
  • Behaviour of Auto-Tuned & Manually Tuned SGA Parameters
  • Using the V$PARAMETER View & Resizing SGA_TARGET
  • Disabling, Configuring & Monitoring Automatic Shared Memory Management (ASMM)
  • Automatic Memory Management.

Practicals Covered : Candidates are enabled with the instructions for executing the AMM feature of Oracle Database.

Learning Objectives : This chapter contains an overview of the Oracle methodology for configuring a database for performance.

Topics Include :

  • 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.

Practicals Covered : Candidates here learn to execute performance modifications to Oracle Database on an ongoing process. 

Learning Objectives : This chapter explains how to avoid Input/Output bottlenecks that could prevent Oracle from performing at its maximum potential.

Topics Include : 

  • 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?

Practicals Covered : Prospects learn to tune I/O to enhance performance of a disk that contains database files and which is operating at its capacity.

Learning Objectives : This chapter lays focus on most efficient and effective way to Optimize an Oracle database and tune their layers.

Topics Include :

  • Best practices identified throughout the course
  • Summarise the performance tuning methodology.

Practicals Covered : Here, users are introduced to performance tuning features and its tools. 

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Our trainers have relevant experience in implementing real-time solutions on different queries related to different topics. Tekslate also verifies their technical background and expertise.

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If you have any queries you can contact our 24/7 dedicated support to raise a ticket. We provide you email support and solution to your queries. If the query is not resolved by email we can arrange for a one-on-one session with our trainers.

You will work on real world projects wherein you can apply your knowledge and skills that you acquired through our training. We have multiple projects that thoroughly test your skills and knowledge of various aspect and components making you perfectly industry-ready.

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If you are enrolled in classes and/or have paid fees, but want to cancel the registration for certain reason, it can be attained within 48 hours of initial registration. Please make a note that refunds will be processed within 30 days of prior request.

The Training itself is Real-time Project Oriented.

Yes. All the training sessions are LIVE Online Streaming using either through WebEx or GoToMeeting, thus promoting one-on-one trainer student Interaction.

There are some Group discounts available if the participants are more than 2.

As we are one of the leading providers of Online training, We have customers from USA, UK, Canada, Australia, India and other parts of the world.

Certification

After the completion of Oracle Performance Tuning online training, it would be priority point for a trainee to acquire Oracle Performance Tuning Certification as the corporate world accepts profile that is dressed with technology certifications. Benefits of being certified in Oracle Performance Tuning technology would be:

  • Distinguished as an expert in the IT market.
  • Racing in low competition area in this software application
  • Remunerated with an uncommon package.

To achieve Certification in Oracle Performance Tuning tool, you need to visit the following site:

https://education.oracle.com/pls/web_prod-plq-dad/db_pages.getpage?page_id=5001&get_params=p_exam_id:1Z0-054

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