Meeting - May 26, 2015

May 26 2015 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Location: Oracle, 277 Front Street West, Suite 700, Toronto, ON M5V 2X4

Lunch and learn with fellow Oracle professionals in Greater Toronto Area. Lunch provided. Join us!

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12:00PM - 2:00PM Using AWR new features in 12c and mine the repository using advanced techniques


Learn how to use AWR data to analyze performance, perform capacity planning and tune your oracle 12c database. We will cover detailed query and instance performance from different viewpoints as well as RAC and interconnect performance and new 12c features such as the in-memory and multi-tenant options. We will look beyond standard reporting and show new ways to capture data and customize your own reports for performance and trend analysis purposes. AWR data and queries needed to inspect interconnect performance and problems will be presented with the scripts that you can take away and use. You will come away understanding the AWR tables and what you are able to do with them as you customize your own reports. Learnings gathered from RAC stress testing systems will be discussed throughout this presentation.

Some questions to be answered in this session are:
- How are in-memory objects reported in AWR?
- How do we deal with multi-tenant databases?
- What changes do I need to make to my existing queries and reports as I upgrade to 12c?
- How detailed and granular can I get with this data?

This will move beyond theoretical tips and will focus on real-world practical advice gathered from a large environment. You will come away with scripts that you can use immediately in your own environment.


Tim Quinlan is an Oracle certified Database Administrator with experience in Oracle 7 through the current release. He has worked with Databases since 1981, performing the roles of DBA, architect, designer and implementer of enterprise-wide Data Warehouse and transactional Databases. Tim has spoken at many conferences, taught database courses and written feature articles for leading database publications. Currently working in the role as Database Architect at Scotiabank Canada, he is responsible for the architecture, design and implementation of high performance, high availability databases for the bank for the entire lifecycle from development through production. Oracle RAC, Data Guard, RMAN and OEM are all used in production environments to meet business needs.

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