Better Performance by having less Data Type Conversions

Got a number and want to put it in a string - Oracle has to do a conversion. Not a big deal but there's a small and easy to remember detail which leads to slightly faster code. Look at this article to see how the performance can improve by avoiding unnecessary data type conversions.

Statistical Data about Database Events, Waits and more using ASH

Get information about waits and other events of your database by using ASH (Active Session History)

Using DBMS_PROFILER to find bottleneck in a procedure

Finding a performance issue can be a tricky thing but if you know the tools available at Oracle, you'll sometimes even enjoy it. This article shows you how you can analyze a PL/SQL procedure or function.

Save storage and improve Performance by compressing your indexes

Oracle allows you to compress indexes for a rather long time, but a lot of DBAs still don't know about that feature yet and they probably should.

Find unnecessary indexes

You'll definitely have to use indexes if you want your database to perform but having too many indexes isn't good either. Save some storage and make your database faster by removing unnecessary indexes.

Faster PL/SQL Code by using native compiler

An old feature but rarely used - the native Oracle compiler which will simply make things faster with almost no effort