Forthcoming Conferences

DOAG 2020I will be speaking at the DOAG 2020 Conference, 17-19 November 2020: 

  • in the Database and Infrastructure stream.
Active Session History can tell you far more than simply how much time was spent in a particular SQL statement. This session will demonstrate how you can use some of the additional information collected the ASH to investigate performance problems, including identifying sources of contention and serialisation, and I/O and memory consumption.
There are also some traps then when using ASH and AWR data might lead to the wrong conclusion, we will look at how to spot and work around a few of them.