“The woods are lovely, dark and deep,
But I have promises to keep,
And miles to go before I sleep,
And miles to go before I sleep”
– Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, 1923 by Robert Frost
I am a self-confessed Oracle lab junkie and enthusiast , having started working on Oracle database technologies as part of my Bachelor on Computer Science degree from SIT, Tumkur, India during 1991-1995 on Oracle 6. My thesis project was on Library Management Services (LMS) on Oracle 6.
Before joining VMware in 2012, I worked as a Principal Oracle Database Administrator, Oracle Architect and then as a DBA Manager for various companies starting Jan, 1996 managing their Multi-terabyte Oracle databases and their Oracle database teams from 1996 till 2012 with over 20 years of experience with hands on Oracle Technologies.
-Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)
-Newgen Results / Teletech Corp /AspenMS
-Active Network Inc
-Sempra Energy Holdings
I am also experienced in EMC SAN technologies along with Unit / Linux Operating Systems (Red Hat, Oracle Enterprise Linux, HP-UX and Solaris).
I have also worked on Veritas products e.g VCS , VXVM, VXFS, Netbackup.
Currently , I am a Staff Solution Architect working in the Global Field and Partner Readiness group in VMware specializing in all Oracle Technologies.
I am a vBCA Specialist , a vExpert and VMware VCA – Cloud certified.
I am also Member of the CTO Ambassador Program
I have co-authored a book “Virtualizing Oracle Business Critical Databases on VMware SDDC” which is a comprehensive authority for Oracle DBA’s on the subject of Oracle & Linux on vSphere
I have a Masters Degree in Computer Science from San Diego State University , San Diego
My entire schooling till 12th grade was done in D.B.M.S. English School, Jamshedpur, India.http://dbms.edu.in/