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New Books Launched For Oracle Sql, OCA and Weblogic Server 12c

Oracle SQL Tuning with Oracle SQLTXPLAIN

By Stelios Charalambides
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Oracle SQL Tuning with Oracle SQLTXPLAIN is a practical guide to SQL tuning the way Oracle’s own experts do it, using a tool called SQLTXPLAIN. Using this simple tool—downloadable from My Oracle Support—you’ll learn how to tune even the most-complex SQL. Firmly based in real-world problems, this book helps you reclaim system resources and avoid the most common bottleneck in overall performance: badly tuned SQL. You’ll learn how the optimizer works, how to take advantage of its latest features, and when it’s better to turn those features off. 

OCA Oracle Solaris 11 System Administration Exam Guide (Exam 1Z0-821)

By Michael Ernest
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Written by an Oracle Solaris expert who has been teaching courses on Oracle Solaris for the last 15 years, this book covers all objectives of the OCA Oracle Solaris 11 System Administration Exam. Author Michael Ernest also highlights key exam information and potential exam pitfalls. Practice questions at the end of every chapter test comprehension and simulate actual exam questions. The CD-ROM that accompanies the book features additional practice exam questions in the form of two complete practice exams that mirror the actual exam in content, style, tone, format, and difficulty. In addition to preparing you for the OCA exam, this exam guide also serves as a system administrator’s reference guide for Oracle Solaris 11.

Oracle WebLogic Server 12c—Distinctive Recipes

By Frank Munz
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This book is an anthology of best practices in Oracle WebLogic Server administration, architecture, performance tuning, and monitoring. It was written for software architects, administrators, and developers who are familiar with Oracle WebLogic Server and want to know more. Author Frank Munz provides recommendations, discussions, best practices, deployable projects, Webcast videos, and directions on when to use a feature—and when not to. Other topics include the merged Java Virtual Machine, using JMX with your own applications, stuck threads, JDBC myths, effectively detecting memory leaks, Java EE examples (including deployments and NetBeans projects), Oracle Fusion Middleware, and using Oracle WebLogic Server in the cloud. Author Frank Munz is the 2011 recipient of the Oracle Excellence Award for Technologist of the Year: Cloud Architect.