1Z0-054: Oracle Database 11g - Performance Tuning

Exam Number: 1Z0-054

Exam Title: Oracle Database 11g - Performance Tuning

Associated Certification Paths

Oracle 1Z0-054 Certification Details:

Exam Name Oracle Database 11g - Performance Tuning
Exam Code 1Z0-054
Exam Product Version Oracle Database 11g
Exam Price USD $245
Duration 135 minutes
Number of Questions 80
Passing Score 70%
Validated Against The exam has been validated against Oracle® Database 11g Release 2 version
Format Multiple Choice
Recommended Practice 1Z0-054 Online Practice Exam
Recommended Training Oracle Database 11g: Performance Tuning

Oracle 1Z0-054 Certification Topics:

Basic Tuning Tools
  • Diagnose performance issues using top wait events and the time model
  • Use dynamic performance views to view statistics and wait events 
  • Use Enterprise Manager Monitoring  
  • Identify the key tuning components of the alert logs 
Using Automatic Workload Repository
  • Create and manage AWR snapshots
  • Generate and read AWR reports, analyze Compare Periods reports
Defining Problems
  • Identify performance issues & set tuning priorities
  • Interpret tuning diagnostics  
  • Tune for life cycle phase 
Using Metrics and Alerts
  • Interprete metric views and alerts 
  • Create and manage AWR baselines
  • Create AWR baselines for future time periods 
  • Monitor performance and enable adaptive thresholds
Using AWR-Based Tools
  • Tune automatic maintenance tasks 
  • Analyze ADDM reports 
  • Analyze Active Session History (ASH) reports
Monitoring an Application
  • Configure and manage services 
  • Use services with client applications, Database Resource Manager and Scheduler 
  • Configure services aggregation, tracing, and set performance-metric thresholds
Identifying Problem SQL Statements
  • Describe SQL statement processing
  • View the SQL statement statistics to identify the SQL statements that perform poorly  
  • Describe and use methods for Viewing Execution Plans 
Influencing the Optimizer
  • Describe the optimizer's behavior 
  • Adjust parameters to influence the optimizer  
  • Influence the optimizer (access methods, join techniques and adjust data structures) 
SQL Performance Management
  • Manage optimizer statistics 
  • Configure automatic SQL tuning and SQL profiling  
  • Set up and use SQL plan baseline
Using SQL Performance Analyzer
  • Describe SQL Performance Analyzer process and benefits 
  • Use SQL Performance Analyzer
Using Database Replay
  • Identify when and how to use Database Replay
  • Use Enterprise Manager to record and replay workloads
Tuning the Shared Pool 
  • Describe Latches and Mutexes 
  • Diagnose and change cursor sharing  
  • Diagnose and resolve shared pool fragmentation  
  • Manage the results cache and tune the large pool  
  • Tune the data dictionary cache
Tuning the Buffer Cache 
  • Describe the buffer cache architecture
  • Explain the symptoms that indicate a buffer cache problem   
  • Tune the buffer cache for performance issues 
Tuning PGA and Temporary Space
  • Diagnose PGA memory issues and size the PGA 
  • Diagnose temporary space issues  
  • Specify temporary tablespace parameters for efficient operation 
Automatic Memory Management
  • Implement Automatic Shared Memory Management (ASMM)  
  • Implement Automatic Memory Management (AMM) 
Tuning Segment Space Usage
  • Tune segment space management 
  • Use Automatic Segment Space Management  
  • Diagnose row migration and chaining  
  • Use segment shrinking and table compression 
Tuning I/O
  • Diagnose database I/O issues 
  • Describe the Stripe and Mirror Everything (SAME) concept 
  • Set filesystemio_options and Choose appropriate I/O solutions  
  • Tune Automatic Storage Management (ASM)
Appendix B Using Statspack
  • Using Statspack

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