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Jonathan Lewis

Jonathan Lewis has been working in the�information technology�industry for nearly 25 years, and has been using the Oracle relational database management system for more than 20. For the past 16 years, he has�worked as a freelance consultant, often spending only one or two days at a time with any client to address critical performance problems. He also advises on design and implementation problems, and on how to make best use of the most appropriate Oracle features for a given project. Jonathan is also renowned throughout the world for his tutorials and seminars about the Oracle database engine and how to make best use of it. Having visited 42 countries at�last count, his exceptional ability has earned him an O1 visa from the United States, allowing him to do consultancy and lecture work there. Jonathan has written two books about Oracle (Practical Oracle8i, Addison-Wesley, 2000; Cost-Based Oracle Fundamentals, Apress, 2005), and has contributed to two others (Oracle Insights, Apress, 2004; Oracle Database 10g New Features, Oracle Press, 2004). He also writes regularly for the UKOUG magazine, and occasionally for other publications around the world. In the limited amount of time he has leftover, Jonathan also publishes high-tech Oracle articles on his blog at jonathanlewis.wordpress.com.

Jonathan Lewis' Books

Expert Oracle Practices

Expert Oracle Practices

  • Publication Date: January 19, 2010
  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-2668-0

This book is an anthology of effective database management techniques representing the collective wisdom of the OakTable Network. With an emphasis upon performance, but also branching into security, national language, and other issues, the book helps you deliver the most value for your company's investment in Oracle Database technologies. Learn More …

Oracle Insights

Oracle Insights

  • Publication Date: July 29, 2004
  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-387-5

Over many years, they've been sharing their unique knowledge of Oracle with each other at conferences, around the OakTable, on the Internet and in coffee shops, restaurants, and bars on five continents. Now they've finally decided to share their key insights with you. Learn More …

Cost-Based Oracle Fundamentals

Cost-Based Oracle Fundamentals

  • Publication Date: November 1, 2005
  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-636-4

In Cost-Based Oracle Fundamentals, the first book in a series of three, Jonathan Lewis—one of the foremost authorities in this field—describes the most commonly used parts of the model, what the optimizer does with your statistics, and why things go wrong. Learn More …

Oracle Core: Essential Internals for DBAs and Developers

Oracle Core: Essential Internals for DBAs and Developers

  • Publication Date: November 29, 2011
  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-3954-3

Oracle Core: Essential Internals for DBAs and Developers by Jonathan Lewis provides just the essential information about Oracle Database internals that every database administrator needs for troubleshooting—no more, no less. Learn More …