About the Author
Murali Vallath has over 18 years of information technology experience and over 13 years using Oracle products. His work spans industries such as broadcasting, manufacturing and telephony and most recently transportation logistics. Vallath is no stranger to the software development life cycle; his solid understanding of IT covers requirement analysis, architecture, modeling, database design, application development, performance tuning and implementation.
Vallath is an Oracle Certified Database Administrator and has worked on a variety of database platforms for small to very large implementations, designing extensive databases for high volume, machine critical, real time OLTP systems. His expertise is with Oracle Real Application Clusters. Vallath has successfully completed over 60 successful small, medium and terabyte sized RAC implementations (Oracle 9i & Oracle 10g) for reputed corporate firms.
Vallath is the president of the RAC SIG (www.oracleracsig.org) and the Charlotte Oracle Users Group (www.cltoug.org).
Vallath is a regular speaker at national and international conferences, including the Oracle Open World, IOUG, UKOUG on RAC and Oracle Performance Tuning related topics.
Vallath currently provides Oracle consulting services through Summersky Enterprises LLC (www.summersky.biz). The firm specializes in implementation and performance tuning of Oracle products, including RAC, Data Guard and Oracle Streams. Prior to this he worked as Senior Database Architect at Elogex Inc. Where apart from the regular performance tuning efforts, he led the Performance Management SWAT team. His previous work and consulting experience includes Hinditron Computers in India, Digital Equipment Corporation, GTE Mobile, Navistar International and DST Interactive (formerly DBS Systems).
Vallath can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org