I am a Database Expert for Quest Software and a member of the TOAD development team. I have worked with Oracle databases for well over two decades. My work history includes time both at Oracle Education and Oracle Consulting. I hold several Oracle Masters certifications and an extensive academic background - including a BS, MS and PhD in Computer Science, plus MBA and several insurance industry designations. I’ve also been recognized and accepted as an Oracle ACE.
I am an accomplished speaker and have presented at numerous Oracle conferences and user groups - including OOW, ODTUG, IOUG, OAUG, RMOUG and numerous others. My key areas of DBA interest are Data Modeling, Database Benchmarking, Database Tuning & Optimization, "Star Schema" Data Warehouses, Linux and Vmware.
I have also written many articles, papers and blogs - including for Oracle Technology Network (OTN), Oracle Magazine, Oracle Informant, PC Week (eWeek), Dell Power Solutions Magazine, The LINUX Journal, LINUX.com, Oracle FAQ, Ask Toad and Toad World.
Plus I have written nine books:
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