Hotsos Symposium Speaker – Ric Van Dyke

Ric Van Dyke is a returning Hotsos Symposium presenter.


Ric Van DykeMr. Van Dyke has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry. He worked as a developer and database administrator with Oracle starting with Version 6. Mr. Van Dyke worked for Oracle Corporation for 10 years primarily as a core database instructor where he taught and developed several courses. Ric also served in the Advanced Technologies Services consulting group as a technical manager where he worked with several clients doing RAC installs and performance engagements. His primary role at Hotsos is as a senior instructor, but he also does performance consulting engagements and frequently speaks at local user group meetings.

Presentation Title

Let's Get Consistent


Most Oracle professionals are familiar with Consistent Gets. But did you know there are several different types of Consistent Gets? Ric will take you on a tour of these different Consistent Gets with a brief explanation of them and why you might care about each one. Also Ric will explain why using Consistent Gets (LIOs) as a key performance metric for your SQL tuning is important.

Presentation Materials

Presentation materials are available online to attendees only.


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