Author: Craig Shallahamer
soul into the book to create a practitioners handbook-like reference guide.
Creating the book was a massive undertaking.
Over twenty-five years of IT experience and twenty of them specifically focused on Oracle systems, countless consulting engagements and technical research papers have been consolidated into this single book.
framed the book during June of 2008 and started writing in September of 2008.
Each one of these individuals contributed countless hours reviewing every word Craig
Responses like, Excellent chapter!
This is amazing stuff!
I felt like I was reading the finished product! encouraged Craig
to continue his
commitment and finish the project.
If you find errors of any kind, please email Craig
Questions directly to Craig
are welcome via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Some, including Craig Shallahamer
, use software tools to understand what's exactly going on.
also uses the brilliant technique to read through Oracle Patents.
Who even knew IMU existed before Craig Shallahamer
Where else do you find information about cache buffer chains and their implementation?
Thank you Craig
, you saved me months of research.
By the way it's written you can tell than Craig
is telling a story of his
In my 7+ years of professional Oracle DBA carrier I have seen many books related to performance, but none of them matches this one.
Its contents are so consolidated and in depth explained, that literally took me hours to read it.
There is no other place on the net that in 400+ pages covers brilliant "problem-solution" approach for problems that many database administrators are facing in real life.
All chapters are amazing, but my favorite one is the chapter for buffer cache internals; pure art!
goes even beyond that; he
strives to convert Oracle centric terminology into a simplified & summarized performance representation using ORTA which is clearly understandable by non technical personnel.