Coping with database performance gremlins
March 4, 2004[From ITWeb]
[Johannesburg, 4 March 2004] - Alan Raubenheimer, CEO of Embarcadero Africa, gives some advice about how to deal with the unknown forces that can wreck a database's performance.
Raubenheimer consults to various companies on database performance issues.
Application response times are lagging, the databases are crawling, and then 'wham!' total meltdown. It's your database. You've been doing your utmost to keep it running with limited resources, but it's time-consuming, expensive and soul-destroying work.
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