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This document is intended for database administrators (DBAs) who are responsible for the operation, maintenance, and performance of Oracle Database. This guide describes how to use Oracle Database performance tools to optimize database performance. This guide also describes performance best practices for creating an initial database and includes performance-related reference information.
Oracle Database SQL Tuning Guide for information about how to optimize and tune SQL performance
Oracle Database 2 Day + Performance Tuning Guide to learn how to use Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control (Cloud Control) to tune database performance
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Before reading this guide, you should be familiar with the following documents:
To learn how to tune data warehouse environments, see Oracle Database Data Warehousing Guide.
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