You can enhance Oracle performance by adjusting database applications, the database
itself, and the operating system. Making such adjustments is known as tuning.
Proper tuning of Oracle provides the best possible database performance for your
specific application and hardware configuration.
Note: Oracle8 Tuning contains information that describes the features and functionality
of the Oracle8 and the Oracle8 Enterprise Edition products. Oracle8 and
Oracle8 Enterprise Edition have the same basic features. However, several
advanced features are available only with the Enterprise Edition, and some of these
are optional. For example, to use application failover, you must have the Enterprise
Edition and the Parallel Server Option....