Ultimate SQL Tune-off with Jonathan Lewis and Kyle Hailey

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This is just a short blog post to spread the word about the upcoming webinar organized by Embarcadero with fellow member of OakTable Network — Jonathan Lewis and Kyle HaileyUltimate SQL Tune-off.

Ultimate SQL Tune-off

Kyle and Jonathan are on my list of the most respected Oracle performance experts and I could only imagine what they can deliver joining the forces. I’ll allow myself to quote the opening of the webinar as it sounds really interesting:

According to Jonathan Lewis, there is a basic strategy to writing efficient SQL, but it requires knowledge of the data, the metadata, and the intent of the query.

Jonathan will start with the basic principles of efficient data access and then show different ways of analyzing the data. He’ll then describe a graphical approach to finding the most efficient access path for a query and then apply the method to a problem he recently saw with one of his clients.

But wait… is there more than one way to skin a cat? Kyle Hailey thinks so, and he’s not afraid to let Jonathan know it!

Kyle’s fancy footwork will include his own approach to Visual SQL Tuning (VST) with some ring side support from DB Optimizer XE. Hitting below the belt? You be the judge.

The webinar is on June 10, 2010 at 11AM Pacific / 2PM Eastern.

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About the Author

What does it take to be chief technology officer at a company of technology experts? Experience. Imagination. Passion. Alex Gorbachev has all three. He’s played a key role in taking the company global, having set up Pythian’s Asia Pacific operations. Today, the CTO office is an incubator of new services and technologies – a mini-startup inside Pythian. Most recently, Alex built a Big Data Engineering services team and established a Data Science practice. Highly sought after for his deep expertise and interest in emerging trends, Alex routinely speaks at industry events as a member of the OakTable.

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June 4, 2010 3:55 pm

[…] Gorbachev is spreading the word about The Ultimate SQL Tune-off with Jonathan Lewis and Kyle Hailey, two of his most respected Oracle performance experts, believing the session should be interesting […]

Teymur Hajiyev
June 5, 2010 7:50 am


How can I attend web seminar? Any link for registration or something else?

Thanks in advance.

Alex Gorbachev
June 6, 2010 12:56 pm

@Teymur: clicking on one of the links will get to this address – http://www.embarcadero.com/master-sql-tuners-oracle-lewis-hailey
There is a big Register Now button. And it’s, of course, free… free as in beer.

Teymur Hajiyev
June 6, 2010 11:56 pm

Many Thanks!


Hey Alex,

Will this be available as a download, or in some format to watch later, for those of us in a inconvenient timezone?


Alex Gorbachev
June 8, 2010 11:48 am

@Neil: I believe it will be recorded and recording provided to the registrants for some time after the webinar. That means you still need to register.


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