IOUG Select Journal Editor’s Choice Award 2011

In May I received the IOUG Select Journal Editor’s Choice Award for my Systematic Oracle Latch Contention Troubleshooting article where I introduced my LatchProfX tool for advanced drilldown into complex latch contention problems (thanks IOUG and John Kanagaraj!).

As the relevant IOUG webpage hasn’t been updated yet, I thought to delay this announcement until the update was done – but I just found an official enough announcement (press release) by accident from Reuters site:

Woo-hoo! :-)

The article itself is here:

Thanks to IOUG crew, John Kanagaraj and everyone else who has read, used my stuff and given feedback! :-)

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6 Responses to IOUG Select Journal Editor’s Choice Award 2011

  1. Reuters !!!

    Woo-hoooooo :D

  2. Santosh Upadhyay says:

    Great stuff !!! Many congratulations.

  3. Jimmy says:

    Congratulations! I have that article push-pinned near my laptop. I’m a big fan of LatchProf thanks to your article.

  4. Kevin Fries says:

    The unspoken part I have liked about LatchProf? It enables me to prove that latches aren’t the problem to folks (let’s not mention the vendor, dammit) who seem convinced they are.

  5. Tanel Poder says:

    @Kevin Fries

    It’s easier to say that the DBAs need to “tune” the latches instead of building efficient application code…

  6. Kang_Jie says:

    Many congratulations

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