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Jim Czuprynski

Jim Czuprynski’s information technology experience spans three decades. He served in diverse roles at several Fortune 1000 companies--as a mainframe programmer, applications developer, business analyst, and project manager--before becoming an Oracle DBA in 2001. He currently holds OCP certification for Oracle 9i, 10g, and 11g. He was awarded the status of Oracle ACE Director in March 2014.


Jim writes regularly about the myriad facets of Oracle database administration, with over a hundred articles to his credit since 2003. (Find them at databasejournal.com and ioug.org.) Jim’s blog, Generally … It Depends (http://jimczuprynski.wordpress.com), is a series of observations on all things Oracle.


Jim is also a sought-after public speaker on Oracle Database technology features. He has presented topics at Oracle OpenWorld, IOUG’s COLLABORATE, Hotsos Symposium, Oracle Technology Network ACE Tours, and Oracle User Group conferences around the world.


He has taught the core Oracle University database administration courses on behalf of Oracle and its Education Partners throughout the United States and Canada, instructing several hundred Oracle DBAs since 2005. He was selected as Oracle Education PartnerInstructor of the Year in 2009.