Megh Thakkar is the Director of Database Technologies at Quest Software. Previously, he worked as a technical specialist at Oracle Corporation. He holds a master's degree in computer science and a bachelor's degree in electronics engineering. Megh also holds several industry vendor certifications, including OCP, MCSE, Novell Certified ECNE, and SCO Unix ACE, and he is a Lotus Notes Certified Consultant. Voted as the best speaker at the NSWOUG'2000 in Sydney and at the VOUG'2001 in Melbourne, Australia; he is a frequent presenter at Oracle OpenWorld and various international Oracle User Groups.
Megh is the author of Oracle9i: Instant PL/SQL scripts, e-Business for the Oracle DBA, E-commerce Applications Using Oracle8i and Java from Scratch and SAMS Teach Yourself Oracle8i on Windows NT in 24 Hours. He has also co-authored several books, including Migrating to Oracle8i, Special Edition Using Oracle8/8i, Oracle8 Server Unleashed, C++ Unleashed, COBOL Unleashed, Oracle Certified DBA, and Using Oracle8. Megh is a renowned Oracle specialist who has performed Oracle development, consulting, support, and DBA functions worldwide over the past thirteen years.