Yes, the first thing to identify is why you are tuning. Then you know what to tune. Make sure you don't suffer from CTD (compulsive tuning disorder). Is there an application that is running too slowly for business needs? Thanks, Jay Miller -----Original Message----- From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] Sent: Tuesday, April 18, 2006 10:17 AM To: ujang_jaenudin@xxxxxxxxxxxx Cc: oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: Re: slow down OLTP server Ujang, - What problems are you experiencing? - What is happening at the O.S. level? Are the CPUs being fully utilized? Dennis Williams ----------------------------------------- This message is confidential and sent by TD Waterhouse solely for use by the intended recipient. If you are not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any use, distribution or copying of this communication is strictly prohibited. This should not be deemed as an offer or solicitation, to buy or sell any product. Any 3rd party information contained herein was prepared by sources deemed reliable, but is not guaranteed. TD Waterhouse does not accept electronic instructions that would require an original signature. Information received by or sent from TD Waterhouse is stored, subject to review, and may be produced to regulatory authorities or others with a legal right to such.