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Pete Sharman

Tariq Farooq, Oracle Technologist, has worked with various Oracle technologies in complex environments for more than twenty-four years. A world-renowned Oracle Expert, he has earned both the Oracle ACE and ACE Director awards. His books include Oracle Database Problem Solving and Troubleshooting Handbook, Oracle Exadata Expert’s Handbook, and the best-selling Expert Oracle RAC 12c.


Sridhar Avantsa runs the National Oracle Database Infrastructure Consulting Practice for Rolta AdvizeX. He has more than twenty years of Oracle experience as developer, DBA, and architect, for companies including Amazon.com and REI. His expertise includes infrastructure architecture, database tuning, high availability, disaster recovery/business continuity, Oracle RAC clustering, EXADATA, ODA, OVCA, and ZFS Appliance.


Pete Sharman is principal product manager for the Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM) Suite. He has worked at Oracle for twenty years in roles ranging from education and consulting to development, and has used Enterprise Manager since its 0.76 release. He is coauthor of Expert Enterprise Manager 12c, Practical Oracle Database Appliance, and Expert OEM 12c.