Turbocharge your Oracle, DB2, Sybase, or Informix database environment!
Covers every aspect of database and Solaris Operating Environment tuning
Optimize data layout, CPU and memory configuration, and system sizing
Identify and resolve bottlenecks, step-by-step
Understand industry-leading benchmarks
Maximize the performance of any enterprise database running on the Solaris Operating Environment!
Using this book, database professionals can optimize the performance and cost-effectiveness of virtually any database application running on the Solaris platform. Database specialist Allan Packer presents start-to-finish guidance for optimizing all four leading Solaris platform databases: Oracle (including Oracle9i), DB2, Sybase, and Informix XPS. Drawing on years of expertise as an engineer at Sun, Packer brings together best-practice guidelines for every aspect of Sun database server tuning.
Optimizing data layout, CPU and memory configuration, and system sizing
Identifying and resolving bottlenecks: a systematic, drill-down monitoring approach
Understanding database optimizers, database buffer cache, and other key subsystems
Demystifying the industry's leading benchmarks-and recognizing their limitations
Understanding the impact of Java technology on database application design
Contains a quick primer on database architecture and concepts