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About me

Having 24+ years of Information Technology (IT) industry experience which also includes over 17 years of Production Oracle DBA experience. I am an Oracle ACE Director (ACED), Oracle 10g Certified Master (OCM), OCP DBA (v8i,9i,10g & 11g), Oracle 10g RAC Certified Expert and Oracle Exadata Database Machine Implementation Essentials. Lead/Co-authored couple of Oracle RAC book, an Oracle Exadata and Oracle Troubleshooting and Performance Tuning.

Following are the milestones in my DBA career:
* Exadata deployment
* Exadata database migration
* Super Cluster M7 migration
* 10,6,5,3 Node Oracle 11gR2 RAC production setup on HP UX (Superdom) using EMC SAN storage
* Cross Platform database migration from AIX to HPUX
* Database upgrades and migrations
* Database conversion from a single instance to RAC (2-3 node) using different tools & methods, like, RCONFIG & DBCA tools
* Oracle Ebusiness Suit single instance database conversion to RAC
* Handled and maintained over 3TB sized Data warehouse database
* Oracle installation on variety of Operating Systems (HPUX, AIX, Linux, Windows and etc)
* Successfully upgraded four Oracle 10g Clusterware environments to Oracle 11gR2 with 100+ databases.
* Data Guard setup for all business critical databases and performed switchover and failover operations on demand
* One day RMAN seminar in Denmark and Swden countries on behalf of EMCA
* Honored to be the first person working in Middle East to be an Oracle ACE
* Given corporate level trainings on variety of Oracle subjects, like, RAC, Data Guard, RMAN, Database New Features and etc on behalf of Saudi Oracle University

Specialties: Exadata, Oracle RAC, Data Guard, RMAN, Very Large Databases(VLDB) and Performance Tuning

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