About the Author
Glenn Fawcett has twelve years experience tuning large-scale database systems. As a member of the Sun Reference Architecture and Benchmarking group, Glenn and his colleagues are dedicated to devising and disseminating information on how to improve overall performance for various software packages and applications running in an enterprise environment. Glenn frequently serves as the project lead for performance benchmarks with Oracle for OLTP and DSS workloads. Glenn is also a regular speaker at the Sun Users Performance Group (SUPerG) conference.