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Session

Performance Whack-a-Mole

Josh Berkus, PostgreSQL Lead, Sun Microsystems

Track: Databases
Date: Wednesday, July 25
Time: 10:45am - 11:30am
Location: Portland 251

Database web applications breed performance issues like dogs breed fleas. Yet most of us just want to take care of the major performance issues, ignore the smaller ones, and get on with application development.

Come learn Berkus' step-by-step method for finding your worst performance issues and solving them, including:

  • When to optimize and when not to
  • Bad query hunting
  • Application performance issues
  • Performance analysis tools