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OCP Instructors Guide for Oracle DBA Certification

Chapter 3 - Review Meetings

Designing for Performance

  • Materialized views

  • Index organized tables

  • External tables

  • Data partitioning algorithms

    • Range partitioning

    • Hash partitioning

    • List partitioning

    • Composite partitioning

  • Process parallelism (parallel query, parallel DML, parallel load)

  • Transaction modeling

  • Oracle SQL performance features

    • Full table scan vs index access

    • Hash joins

    • Star joins

    • Index skip scans

    • Index fast full scans

    • Cursor sharing (SQL statement reuse and soft parse vs hard parse)

    • Bind variables

  • Reinforcement of effective SQL coding techniques

The above text is an excerpt from:

OCP Instructors Guide for Oracle DBA Certification
A Study Guide to Advanced Oracle Certified Professional Database
Administration Techniques

ISBN 0-9744355-3-8

by Christopher T. Foot

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