Hacking Oracle's Memory - About Internals & Troubleshooting

Oracle externalizes parts of its memory structures via X$ tables and provides various memory dump possibilities. This session provides insights into Oracle's SGA / PGA memory structure internals and points out important changes with 12c. It includes several deep-dive demos and a real life case about troubleshooting a PGA memory leak (analyzing, capturing and sourcing PGA memory allocations). The session is mainly provided in the style of a hacking session.

Tuesday, 2016-11-15
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Stefan Koehler

Freelance Consultant (Soocs)
Oracle OAK-Table
Stefan Koehler follows his passion about Oracle since +13 years and specialized in Oracle performance tuning, especially in Oracle cost based optimizer (CBO) and database internal related topics. Nowadays he primarily works as a freelance Oracle database performance consultant in large mission critical environments (e.g. +10 TB databases) for market-leading companies or multi-billion dollar enterprises in various industries all over the world. He usually supports his clients in understanding and solving complex Oracle performance issues and troubleshooting nontrivial database issues on short-term contracting basis. He is also a proud member of the OakTable Network.

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