Measuring what matters

Tanel Poder

2009/12/23

Cary Millsap’s recent post prompted me to write down some of the related thoughts in my head.

Here are few of my mantras for systematic troubleshooting and performance tuning, which have materialized in my head over the years of work:

  1. You are doing too much work
  2. You are waiting for too much

…both of the above things can be measured in Oracle…

Here’s a link to a Cary Millsap’s awesome post, read it!


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