Hotsos Symposium Speaker – Tom Kyte

Tom Kyte is a returning Hotsos Symposium presenter.


Tom KyteTom Kyte is a Senior Technical Architect in Oracle's Server Technology Division. Before starting at Oracle, Kyte worked as a systems integrator building large-scale, heterogeneous databases and applications, mostly for military and government customers. Kyte spends a great deal of time working with the Oracle database and, more specifically, working with people who are working with the Oracle database.

In addition, Kyte is the Tom behind the AskTom column in Oracle Magazine, answering people's questions about the Oracle database and its tools (

Kyte is also the author of Expert Oracle Database Architecture (Apress, 2005), Expert One on One Oracle(Wrox Press, 2001/Apress 2004), Beginning Oracle Programing (Wrox press, 2002/Apress 2004), and Effective Oracle by Design (Oracle Press, 2003). These are books about the general use of the database and how to develop successful Oracle applications.

Presentation Titles

Five Things You Want to Know "Go Faster"


In this session, we will explore five performance/scalability related topics you want to know about before sitting down and developing your Oracle database application. The topics will appeal to both the DBA and the Developer alike.

Presentation Materials

Tom KytePresentation materials are available online to attendees only.


The speaker schedule is as follows: