Video: Troubleshooting Complex Oracle Performance Problems (Jan 2020)


I have uploaded the 3-hour hacking session video into my YouTube channel in 2 parts.

Introduction and using ASH + wait chains for troubleshooting performance spikes

A case study of a complex Oracle performance problem

The slides are in SpeakerDeck:

FYI there were a few questions about using such techniques without Oracle’s built-in ASH (due to licensing and Oracle Standard Edition). You can look into the Simulated Oracle ASH (OraSASH) package and there’s also my ashtop.sql version adapted to run on OraSASH too:

Enjoy! :-)

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NB! Check out 2020 online training classes here! Advanced Oracle Troubleshooting training, Advanced Oracle SQL Tuning training, Practical Linux Performance & Application Troubleshooting training. In addition to the online classes, all attendees will receive personal downloadable video recordings too!