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A Tour of the Oracle Database block

April 14 @ 12:30 - 13:30


Session Abstract: A look inside an Oracle block, the fundamental unit of the Oracle Database. We’ll see how a block is constructed, and how the components inside the block are used by the database to provide performance and concurrency. Unlike a typical internals deep-dive, this session will be more focused on how this internals related back to real-world use cases, such as how queries work, storage optimization, and application locking.

Speaker BIO: Connor McDonald
Developer Advocate, Oracle

Connor McDonald is an Oracle Developer Advocate for Oracle Corporation.
Over the past 25 years, he has worked with systems in Australia, the United Kingdom, Southeast Asia, Western Europe, and the United States.
He has co-authored three books and has been a popular speaker at Oracle conferences around the world, specializing in topics regarding the database engine and PL/SQL.
He has three times won the Best Speaker award by the UK Oracle User Group and was awarded a Lifetime Achievement award by the UKOUG in 2016.


April 14
12:30 - 13:30
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