An Oracle Tune-Up: Tuning Your SQL for Maximum Performance

June 6, 2008

[From Developer.com]

Nothing can make a good application perform badly like poorly tuned SQL. Although many developers believe that tuning queries is the mysterious realm of database administrators, maximizing query performance is not difficult, and should be a goal that every developer strives to achieve. Here, you will explore how Oracle executes queries and learn how to get the most out of the database with some simple techniques.

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