Presentation Title: Active Session History: Advanced Analysis
Speaker: Mr David Kurtz Oracle ACE Director OakTable PYA Winner
Company: Accenture Enkitec Group
Presentation abstract: when it was introduced in 10g, and with each release of the database it captures more information and we can do more with it. This presentation skips the basic principles and instead look at some examples curated from real-life where ASH was used in a slightly unusual way to point to the root causes of some interesting problems, and point out traps to be avoided.
Presentation begins: 04/12/2016 14:40
Presentation duration: 50
Presentation content level: 2 (1 = indepth, 5 = strategic overview)
Audience experience: Experienced/Expert
Audience function: Product Expert, Product User, Systems Architect
Speaker biography: David Kurtz has worked with the Oracle database since 1989 and with PeopleSoft ERP applications since 1996, specialising in system performance tuning. He is a regular presenter at Oracle and PeopleSoft conferences. He is the author of "PeopleSoft for the Oracle DBA" (, and blogs about PeopleSoft ( and Oracle ( David is an Oracle ACE Director and a proud member of the Oak Table.
Related topics: Database: Performance & Internals
Hall: Media Suite