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Brian, Oracle ACE

 

 

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BIOGRAPHY

 

 

 

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 classes.

 

   


C
ERTIFICATIONS/AWARDS

  • Oracle ACE - One of the highest honors bestowed on any Oracle professional.
     

  • Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)


WORK SUMMARY

 

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 DBA.
 


COMPUTER PROFICIENCY


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, JavaScript, Classic ASP, ASP.NET, XML, MySQL and HTML, APEX, Perl, Linux, Unix, Oracle Application Server. Experience with C/C++, Crystal Reports.

 

EDUCATION


Associate of Science - University of Akron, 1999, major of Computer and Network Technology.

Bachelor of Arts - Walsh University, North Canton, OH, 2007, major in Business Management


Master of Business Administration - Walsh University, North Canton, OH, 2009

 

PUBLICATIONS

  • 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 Cluster"
  • Oracle Technology Network (OTN) article titled "Melding Oracle Text and Oracle Business Intelligence Discoverer"


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

2007-Current Senior DBA Consultant
Assist clients with Oracle, SQL Server and MYSQL database projects, performance tuning, troubleshooting.

 

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

Responsible for 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.

Information Warehouse

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.

Business Intelligence
 

Brian led the team to formulate the BI Strategy. I then implemented Oracle Discoverer BI using a ROLAP architecture.

OLAP

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.


Collaboration
 

Brian was part of team to launch Oracle Portal for both deploying intranet and extranet presence.

Integration

Integrate systems for a seamless data-flow. Systems integrated include iSeries ERP application, Oracle databases and Salesforce.com for our contract management data.

Supervisor

Responsible for day to day management of database and development staff.

April 1995 to April 1998 - Caliber Technology Inc., Akron, Ohio
 

Applications 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.