Oracle Scratchpad

October 11, 2016


Filed under: Non-technical,Oracle — Jonathan Lewis @ 6:57 pm BST Oct 11,2016

To mark the OTN Appreciation Day I’d like to offer this thought:

“Our favourite feature is execution plans … execution plans and rowsource execution statistics … rowsource execution statistics and execution plans …  our two favourite features are rowsource execution stats and execution plans … and ruthless use of SQL monitoring …. Our three favourite features are rowsource execution stats, execution plans, ruthless use of SQL monitoring and an almost fanatical devotion to the Cost Based Optimizer … Our four … no, no … amongst our features … amongst our favourite features  are such elements as rowsource execution statistics, execution plans …. I’ll come in again.”

With apologies to Monty Python.





  1. I’m Jonathan Lewis, and so is my wife…

    Comment by gC — October 11, 2016 @ 7:31 pm BST Oct 11,2016 | Reply

  2. […] favourite feature. And in fact, this article covers even more than three of my favourites. To quote Jonathan Lewis‘ quote of Monty […]

    Pingback by Visualizing System Statistics in SQL Developer – OTN Appreciation Day | Oraculix (en) — October 12, 2016 @ 9:15 pm BST Oct 12,2016 | Reply

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