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    Please help me in getting books on performance tuning.

    Hi All,

    I am given chance to pick up some books on performance tuning for our company.

    Please suggest me some good books ( i mean the authors ).

    Thanks
    Abhay.
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    Hi Abhay

    0)Oracle tuning 101 by keerti deshpande and gaja vaidyanatha

    1)Guy Harrison who comes at the top of my mind

    2)Mark Gurry is obviosly the second choice

    3)Tom Kyte he is also very good

    4)Don Burelson

    5)Ahmed Almori Unix specific

    also i kniow of christopher long here at www.dbasupport.com who was supposed to write a book..dont know wheather it is out

    regards
    Hrishy

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    Guy Harrison should be okay to buy right?

    Mind i dont have a bit of knowledge about these authors.
    I go with you by what u say.

    Thanks
    Abhay.
    funky...

    "I Dont Want To Follow A Path, I would Rather Go Where There Is No Path And Leave A Trail."

    "Ego is the worst thing many have, try to overcome it & you will be the best, if not good, person on this earth"

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    Hi

    Yes Guy as well as Mark Gurry both are cool..

    regards
    Hrishy

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    I found Rich Niemiec's 'Oracle Performance Tuning' a good help. Very good on explaining the basic concepts then delving deep into then detail. Also VERY, VERY good were the sections in Tom Kyte's (brilliant)'Expert One-on-One Oracle'

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    Thanks
    Abhay.
    funky...

    "I Dont Want To Follow A Path, I would Rather Go Where There Is No Path And Leave A Trail."

    "Ego is the worst thing many have, try to overcome it & you will be the best, if not good, person on this earth"

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    Guy Harrison also has some free, basic tools:
    http://home.pacific.net.au/~gharriso/
    "The power of instruction is seldom of much efficacy except in those happy dispositions where it is almost superfluous" - Gibbon, quoted by R.P.Feynman

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    Hrishy, JMac, Dapi.

    Please also suggest some books on Database Architechure & PL/SQL.

    Our company wants to buy books in bulk.

    thanks for ur help
    Abhay.
    funky...

    "I Dont Want To Follow A Path, I would Rather Go Where There Is No Path And Leave A Trail."

    "Ego is the worst thing many have, try to overcome it & you will be the best, if not good, person on this earth"

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    Oracle PL/SQL Programming by Steve Feurstein and Bill Pribyl(O'Reilly) is excellent.

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    Originally posted by hacketta
    Oracle PL/SQL Programming by Steve Feurstein and Bill Pribyl(O'Reilly) is excellent.
    thanks for reply.

    Steve Feurstein and Bill Pribyl (O'Reilly) are 2 authors of 1 book?

    or the other way...diff authors for 2 diff books?

    Please dont mind, i really dont have bit of knowledge about books and authors.

    Abhay.
    funky...

    "I Dont Want To Follow A Path, I would Rather Go Where There Is No Path And Leave A Trail."

    "Ego is the worst thing many have, try to overcome it & you will be the best, if not good, person on this earth"

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