Performance tuning is not guesswork. If you are experiencing Oracle performance problems but getting general suggestions like, “try setting this init.ora parameter,” “the system load looks fine,” or “looks like your buffer cache ratio is bad,” you might be dealing with guesswork, not facts.
Oracle is a highly-instrumented database: If you know where to look, Oracle will reveal exactly where performance problems are coming from. Every internal event in an Oracle database is timed and stored in a repository for analysis; STATSPACK and AWR reports are Oracle-supplied reports that use those internal statistics to provide insight into where the database is spending time.
Blue Gecko uses a combination of these statistics combined with a detailed understanding of database operating system internals to provide clear and specific direction where troubleshooting performance issues. If we make a suggestion for performance improvement, we can back it up with facts and statistics, not guesses or questionable rules-of-thumb. That’s why fact-based performance tuning gets results.