Built-in Performance Monitoring in Oracle and SQL Server

Presented by Jonathan Lewis (Oracle Ace Director, OakTable Network) and Grant Fritchey (Microsoft SQL Server MVP)

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While the primary focus of both Oracle and SQL Server is on relational database management, there are a number of tools that come with each software package that are focused around monitoring and investigating the performance of the servers. These monitoring tools vary wildly between the two platforms, yet still have a lot in common because of shared fundamentals.

In their latest live 'Oracle vs. SQL Server' discussion, Jonathan Lewis (Oracle Ace Director, OakTable Network) and Grant Fritchey (Microsoft SQL Server MVP) will look at built-in performance monitoring mechanisms and tools.

This is a live discussion with limited supporting slides. Be prepared for a lively exchange that will not only entertain, but will teach you key concepts on Oracle and SQL Server.

Jonathan Lewis

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Jonathan Lewis is a well-known figure in the Oracle world with more than 23 years' experience using the software. He is a founding member of the OakTable Network and Oracle ACE Director. Jonathan has published two books about Oracle, has contributed to three others, and has just completed a new book (Oracle Core: Apress) on the Oracle database engine. He runs a couple of websites and contributes fairly regularly to newsgroups, forums, and User Group magazines and events around the world.

Grant Fritchey

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Grant Fritchey is a SQL Server MVP, and highly respected SQL Server DBA and developer. Grant volunteers for the Professional Association of SQL Server Users (PASS). He is the author of the books SQL Server Execution Plans (Simple-Talk) and SQL Server 2008 Query Performance Tuning Distilled (Apress). He is one of the founding officers of the Southern New England SQL Server Users Group (SNESSUG) and it's current president.

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