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“Faster: How to Optimize a System”

Faster: How to Optimize a System is the latest book by Cary Millsap with Jeff Holt. It’s a book for anybody who yearns to understand why systems in this world perform the way they do, and what you can do to improve them.

“I can’t believe I was in my forties the first time I saw how to optimize a system the way Cary and Jeff do it. Now, it doesn’t even make sense to me that anyone would try it any other way.”

Richard Russell, former 7-Eleven enterprise architect

Faster is available today.

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Mastering Oracle Trace Data, 3rd edition

When you want to know where every microsecond of your Oracle-based application’s time has gone, there’s only one way to find out: tracing. This book is the definitive guide to mastering Oracle trace data.

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Optimizing Oracle Performance

This is the book that started an Oracle performance revolution: Optimizing Oracle Performance, by 2004 Oracle Magazine Authors of the Year Cary Millsap and Jeff Holt. In this book, Cary and Jeff defined not just the new response time optimization method called Method R, but the very standard by which performance improvement projects themselves should be measured.