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Confio Software Partners with Oracle Press and McGraw-Hill Professional for Enhanced LogicalRead Content


Boulder, Colo., June 25, 2013Confio Software, the makers of the award-winning Ignite database performance monitoring tools, has partnered with Oracle Press and McGraw-Hill Professional to provide new, free and exclusive content to database administrators and developers via Confio’s LogicalRead resource. The partnership will help ensure that LogicalRead users seeking in-depth information have access to the latest, most useful Oracle-related content so they can leverage best practices and enhance their skill sets.
Among the many benefits of the partnership, LogicalRead users will have exclusive online access to information about the fundamentals of response-time analysis for Oracle, detailed information about performance tuning on Oracle 11g Release 2, and advice from leading Oracle database experts about how to find and fix performance problems efficiently. In addition, LogicalRead now provides hundreds of excerpts from Richmond Shee et al’s Oracle Wait Interface: A Practical Guide to Performance Tuning & Troubleshooting and Richard Niemiec’s Oracle Database 11g Release 2 Performance Tuning Tips & Techniques.

“Sharing best practices for database performance tuning is what LogicalRead is all about, and these authors represent the best of the best,” said Don Bergal, chief marketing officer for Confio Software. “Confio has succeeded at providing a highly useful set of tools to DBAs, but part of our role as a partner and trusted advisor to our customers is offering them more than software. LogicalRead provides free information so every DBA, developer or IT manager can excel in their career.”
LogicalRead is a free, product-independent destination for the best database performance content from renowned industry experts. Among the hundreds of resources available are articles written by trusted database experts including Confio DBAs Dean Richards, Thomas LaRock, Janis Griffin and Neil Hambly, and expert authors from technical publishers Wiley/WROX and McGraw-Hill Professional’s Oracle Press. Topics range from detailed information about wait types and wait events to tempdb and server consolidation issues. LogicalRead covers all major database platforms, including Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, IBM DB2 and SAP Sybase databases, as well as performance information for virtualizing databases on VMware. Since its launch in April, more than 60,000 database professionals have accessed the site.
For close to 20 years, Oracle Press has successfully worked with Oracle experts and the user community to develop the most authoritative, comprehensive, and current references on Oracle products and technologies. Today, these books are key resources for millions of Oracle professionals worldwide. Oracle Press is an exclusive publishing partnership between Oracle and McGraw-Hill Professional.
For more information about Confio’s award winning Ignite solutions for DBAs, developers and IT managers, please visit
About Confio Software
Confio Software is the leader in database DevOps performance solutions for DBAs, developers, and IT managers to accelerate application delivery, speed problem resolution, and reduce cost of IT operations. Confio’s flagship product, Confio Ignite™ improves software development and service delivery for systems based on Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, IBM DB2 and SAP Sybase databases, running on VMware virtual servers as well as physical servers. Recognized as the fastest growing database performance solution company in the past two years, Confio has earned recognition on the Inc. 500/5000 and Deloitte Technology Fast 500 lists. Founded in 2004, Confio products are developed and supported from the Boulder, CO headquarters. For more information visit


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