About This Blog
VitalSoftTech.com is where Natik posts tips, thoughts and technical advice on managing Oracle Databases and administering Oracle GoldenGate Replication. The aim is to teach junior, senior level DBA’s and developers new database features and show them how to manage complex environments to help leapfrog their careers. There are over 300 articles posted on this blog.
About Natik Ameen
Natik Ameen is one of the VitalSoftTech’s Oracle Internal Experts. He is an Oracle Production DBA, Exadata Machine Adminstrator (DMA), a Certified RAC Expert (OCE), and a DBA track Certification trainer for over 16 years. Lately he has been working in the BigData echosystem, specifically Cassandra, Spark and Hadoop. Some of the Certifications he holds in BigData are below.
He has worked with or consulted with the biggest brands you know, including Sony USA, Sony Pictures, Sony Online Entertainment, Sony Playstation Network, Verizon, University of California, George Washington University and many more.
Here are the highlights of some of the projects that he has worked on.
100 TB WHS Migration to Exadata
Lead the migration of a 100 terabyte Warehouse to an Exadata Cluster. Participated in the setup, testing, tuning and migration planning. The growth of data on this cluster is 10TB per month
Sony PlayStation Network RAC Database Migration
He helped convert the application to support active-active instances in a RAC cluster. Proactivy identifed waits such as inter-instance locking, sequence thrashing, index contention, etc.
DB Migration via GoldenGate
Integral part of the migration project to move a database across platforms from Solaris to Linux with minimum downtime using GoldenGate.
Database Security Hardening
Hardened OLTP database including disabling features, removing unused options and alerting on suspicious activity. And much more.
Quotes About Natik
Natik displayed exceptional skills and team work in getting the Exadata project implemented in three weeks from test to Production … Natik is the GoldenGate Expert in my team”
Sony PlayStation Network
Active Network and I would like to recognize your efforts. Please accept this gift card as a small token of our appreciation”
President, Global Technology Operations
Natik Also Writes WhitePapers
He is very passionate about Database Technology and has written several white papers on Oracle 12c, Oracle RAC and GoldenGate. His papers are published at IOUG.
Connect with Natik
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