The 'R' in the name "Method R" stands for response time. Cary Millsap chose the name while writing Optimizing Oracle Performance to distinguish the new method from the conventional trial-and-error approach to tuning, which he called "Method C" ('C' for conventional).

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# Chandrasekaran 2013-09-20 02:05
R. Could also mean REVOLUTIONARY
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