Gorilla Guide® (Foundation Edition): Understanding the Fundamentals of Database Performance

Databases can be a performance bottleneck for a lot of applications, and developers and system administrators don’t always understand why. Sysadmins often wonder why the database is consuming so much memory, while developers ask why a query is taking so long.

This Gorilla Guide discusses how database engines work and what you need to look for and evaluate when reviewing your workloads. It also looks at the internal operations of the database engine, to see how they can affect overall server performance.

Highlights include:

  • Learn how to better understand query optimization
  • Master improved database performance
  • See how indexes can affect your database
Gorilla Guide® (Foundation Edition): Understanding the Fundamentals of Database Performance

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