About Natik

About This Blog

Cloud 1VitalSoftTech.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.

Natik Ameen Certified Architect on Apache CassandraNatik Ameen Certified Architect on Apache CassandraNatik Ameen Certified Architect on Apache Cassandra

He is an Oracle Evangelist and has presented at IOUG and UTOUG conferences on topics such as Oracle 12c, Real Application Clusters (RAC), GoldenGate 12c and Cloud Technology.

About Experience

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”

Muthu Chimnasamy
Database Manager
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”

Greg Ingino
President, Global Technology Operations
Active Network

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.

Other Certifications

Natik Ameen Certified Architect on Apache CassandraNatik Ameen Certified Architect on Apache CassandraNatik Ameen Certified Architect on Apache Cassandra

Connect with Natik

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You can also connect via contact@vitalsofttech.com.