108: Solaris Performance Diagnostics for Database People
Dallas Deeds , Nationwide    Biography

Objectives: Attendees will learn what OS resources that can affect their databases
Attendees will learn what included OS tools they can use to observe their server's performance.
Attendees will learn what values merit more investigation, and how to do it.
Abstract: There are loads of presentations covering database performance diagnostics and troubleshooting. There don't appear to be many that help you investigate what's going on with your database server.

This presentation focuses on Solaris tools that come with the operating system that help the DBAs and developers figure out what may be going wrong on the database server, which may or may not be related to what your database is doing, but are likely impacting your database.

I will discuss and give examples for using top, sar, prstat, iostat, netstat, truss and other OS utilites that DBAs and developers can use to become familiar with what is going on with their servers, and what data might be of concern.

Audiernce Focus: Developers
Expertise: Beginner
Track: Architecture
Date: Tuesday, April 15, 2008
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM