Bright and early on a Tuesday morning, attendees gathered for the first presentation of the day:
Cary Millsap delivers an entertaining presentation on "Lessons Learned v2009.03":
In this photo, Dan Tow convinces attendees to just say "no" to the safe use of views:
Margaret Norman teaches attendees how to control their environments with the Resource Manager:
Tanel Põder tells us how Oracle SQL Plan Execution really works in this session.
Amit Poddar's presentation was entitled "One-Pass Distinct Sampling".
Toon Koppelaars presents "The Helsinki Declaration, Part I" before lunch:
Mark Bobak and Jan van Mourik have their picture taken with Flat Larry during break:
He's ba-a-a-ack! Toon Koppelaars gives Part II of "The Helsinki Declaration" after lunch:
Below, Dave Abercrombie gives us a captivating tour of the AWR tables:
I'm sure that Bryn Llewellyn gave a very interesting talk on "Using the PL/SQL Hierarchical Performance Profiler". Such a character, he is...
Mark Williams taught us that "Instrumented Code is Better Code":
Oh! And Kerry Osborne and Stephan Haisley pulled the old switch-a-roo on the attendees just to keep them guessing. Stephan spoke about "Streams Optimization and Diagnostics".
Christian Antognini presented "Bloom Filters":
Hotsos' own, Monty Orme, facilitated the speaker panel after the last session:
And finally...the speaker panel:
What a great day it was! Stay tuned for Day 3...