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Copyright: Many slides belong to the tutorial: Database Tuning Principles, Experiments and Troubleshooting Techniques Dennis Shasha (firstname.lastname@example.org) Philippe Bonnet ( [email_address] ) And lecture notes provided by Database Management Systems , 3 rd edition. Raghu Ramakrishnan & Johannes Gehrke McGraw-Hill, 2002. and some from the web …
Database Tuning is the activity of making a database application run more quickly. “More quickly” usually means higher throughput, though it may mean lower response time for time-critical applications.
Application Programmer (e.g., business analyst, Data architect) Sophisticated Application Programmer (e.g., SAP admin) DBA, Tuner Hardware [Processor(s), Disk(s), Memory] Operating System Concurrency Control Recovery Storage Subsystem Indexes Query Processor Application