Monthly Archives: February 2014

How to tune a bicycle ride

Since a couple of years now I participate every august in a relay quarter triathlon in Deil, the Netherlands. One participant swims 1 km, then one participant does a bike ride of 42 km and finally the last participant runs … Continue reading

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Real World Performance Tour

Today I was in Breda, the Netherlands for the Real World Performance Tour, organized bij the Oracle Benelux Users Group. It is a day-long session by Andrew Holdsworth (Senior Director of Oracle’s Real World Performance team), Tom Kyte (who doesn’t … Continue reading

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A walkthrough through sqlperf 1.6 output (video)

I’ve made a video to walk you through the output of the sqlperf script version 1.6.

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sqlperf.sql version 1.6 is out

The main inspiration for this new version of sqlperf.sql is the datawarehouse project I’m currently in. They have performance problems and parallellism seems to be one of the issues. So I needed to know over how many sessions parallellism had … Continue reading

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