About this blog

As with my website, my blogs espouse the philosophy “not all performance problems are technical” and that in most stable environments user behaviour / usage patterns are typically the source of most correctable performance problems. So if you are into bits, bytes, locks, latches etc this is not the place for you, but if you are after ways to genuinely enhance performance and work with your systems and customers to achieve better, more predictable performance, read on.

About me

Gary Piper – Oracle E-Business Suite



Product Architect / Consultant / Presenter / Oracle E-Business Specialist


Gary is a freelance consultant who has specialised in Oracle and Oracle Applications since the 1980s. Gary first started working with Oracle 4 in the days of UFI (User Friendly Interface), the predecessor of today’s SQL and back when Oracle forms were written using a text script. Even GUI forms (version 2.3) was a thing of the future back then!


Gary began working in the E-Business space with the then Oracle Financials MPL5 (Version 5) and has over 20+ years experience specialising in both Oracle and Oracle E-Business Suite. During his career Gary has been involved in a wide range of industries including telecommunications, manufacturing, retail, supply & distribution, pharmaceutical, construction, startup companies and product development. Gary has specialised in providing a diverse range of E-Business services spanning from strategic planning to problem solving and database administration both nationally and internationally. Since the late 1990's, Gary has become more widely known as a regular conference presenter at OAUG conferences internationally.


Gary espouses the philosophy “not all performance problems are technical” and that in most stable OEBS environments user behaviour / usage patterns are typically the source of most correctable performance problems. So if you are only into bits, bytes, locks, latches etc Gary’s blogs may not be for you... .but if you genuinely want to improve performance and work well with your OEBS users, read on!


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