Hotsos Symposium Speaker – Frits Hoogland

Frits Hoogland is a new Hotsos Symposium presenter.


Frits HooglandFrits Hoogland is an IT professional specializing in Oracle database performance and internals. Frits makes frequent Oracle technical presentations in the Netherlands, UK, Denmark, Slovenia and the United States. He actively contributes to the Oracle community.

In 2009, he received an Oracle ACE award from the Oracle Technology Network and a year later became an Oracle ACE Director . In 2010, he joined the OakTable Network. In addition to developing his Oracle expertise, Frits works with MySQL, Postgre SQL, Oracle's Application Server Suite, the Apache web server, and relevant operating systems. Frits recently presented at Enkitec E4, UKOUG Technology and E-Business suite conference and the OUG Scotland conference in Linlithgow.

Presentation Title

About Multiblock Reads


This presentation focuses on multiblock reads, the IO method for full scans for every version of the Oracle database. Whilst being a very old and common IO method, different functionality of this method has silently been introduced with the version 11 of the database. Also new functionality with multiblock reads have been made default behavior and available with version 11 and again with version 11.2.

Presentation Materials

Presentation materials are available online to attendees only.


The speaker schedule is as follows: