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Best Practices for a Data Warehouse on Oracle Database 11g
Companies are recognizing the value of an enterprise data warehouse (EDW) that provides a single 360-degree view of the business. But to ensure that your EDW

starting oracle database  statements without any overhead. Starting with Oracle Enterprise Manager database console 11.1.0.7 there is also a graphical interface to GV$SQL_MONITOR. The SQL Monitoring screen shows the execution plan of a long-running statement or a statement that is running in parallel, in near real-time (the default refresh cycle is 5 seconds). You can monitor which step in the execution plan is being worked on and if there are any waits. The SQL Monitor output is extremely valuable to identify which parts of an

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