Most application developers are not Oracle experts. Project leaders try to compensate with strict development standards, but no list of “best practices for Oracle developers” is good enough to save you. However, there is a solution: it’s feedback. Agility is proportional to how short you can make your feedback loop.
As applications grow larger, as you consolidate servers, and as you move to the cloud, the demands for applications to be lightweight and efficient are increasingly strict. In these projects, efficiency—and therefore profiling—is vital.
This short paper explains.