Brian, Oracle ACE
Brian is an Oracle certified DBA with
extensive experience with Oracle Real Applications Clusters, Oracle
Data Warehouse technology, Oracle Portal, Oracle VPD and numerous
other database technologies. He is also the recipient of the
prestigious Oracle ACE designation.
Combining his organization and technical skills,
Brian specializes in training for Oracle Real Application Clusters
Brian has more than fourteen years of experience as a DBA, with a proven
track record in performance and troubleshooting on over dozens of high
profile Oracle Real Application Cluster systems. Committed to fast product
development while retaining emphasis on database stability. Brian possesses
organizational, analytical, and creative skills to make him an outstanding
Expert in Oracle, Oracle Real Application Clusters, Microsoft SQL Server,
ETL, Oracle Portal, SQL, and PL/SQL, Oracle VPD, Oracle Performance Tuning.
Extensive experience with C#, Java, VBScript,
Oracle Application Server. Experience with C/C++, Crystal Reports.
Associate of Science - University of Akron, 1999, major of Computer
and Network Technology.
Bachelor of Arts - Walsh University, North Canton, OH, 2007, major in
Master of Business Administration - Walsh University, North Canton,
- Co-author of
Oracle 11g New Features book
- Oracle SELECT Journal article titled "Oracle Database 11g New
Feature: Cube Organized Materialized Views"
- DevX.com articled titled "Create a Robust Document Management System
with Oracle Text"
- Oracle SELECT Journal article titled "FireWire Real Application
- Oracle Technology Network (OTN) article titled "Melding Oracle Text
and Oracle Business Intelligence Discoverer"
2007-Current – Senior DBA Consultant
with Oracle, SQL Server and MYSQL database projects, performance tuning,
2010-Current – Inventor and developer of CloudFiler appliance
CloudFiler, written in
Java, is a network storage target which deduplicates data with near
line-speed encryption and writes to multiple totally independent cloud
providers using a proprietary algorithm to ensure data is available despite
a cloud provider failure.
1998-2007 - Database
Services & Web Application Development Supervisor
Database & RAC Administration
setting database strategy and gaining CIO approval. Created production
Linux RAC with two nodes as well as other development RAC environments.
Responsibilities include overseeing all aspects of the databases. This
includes installation, management, performance tuning, backup/restore,
stored procedures, RAC administration, etc.
Brian led the effort to build the Information Warehouse.
Responsibilities include data modeling and database design, writing and
modifying SQL, procedures/packages, triggers and creating and modifying
tables, views, sequences and synonyms. Handle all aspects of database
setup and security. Some of the tools/technologies used include Oracle
Designer, ETL, and Materialized Views.
Brian led the
team to formulate the BI Strategy. I then implemented Oracle Discoverer
BI using a ROLAP architecture.
Brian led the migration off of a large-scale legacy OLAP tool. By using
a ROLAP architecture in combination with Discoverer users can now create
ad-hoc reports without IT intervention. Materialized Views and
Partitioning were used for performance tuning.
Brian was part
of team to launch Oracle Portal for both deploying intranet and extranet
Integrate systems for a seamless data-flow. Systems integrated include
iSeries ERP application, Oracle databases and Salesforce.com for our
contract management data.
Responsible for day to day management of database and development staff.
April 1995 to April 1998 - Caliber Technology Inc., Akron, Ohio
Developer, January 1998 to April 1998.
First Level Support Hotline Help Desk Lead, April 1997.
Promoted to Product Support Lead in April 1996.
Product Support Rep, April 1995 to April 1996.