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Bill Burke

Bill Burke is a Consulting Technical Director with Oracle’s System Performance and Architecture consulting practice. Over his 25 years in the IT industry over half of that has been committed to volunteer leadership roles. He has served on the board of directors of the International Oracle Users Group, International Oracle Users Council, Oracle Development Tools User Group, led the first and second IOUG/Oracle Database 10g beta test teams, and he has been an active participant on the public boards, forums, and Oracle mailing lists where he was known as the “Kinder and Gentler DBA”.

Most of his work today in the SP&A Practice is in best practice audits and the implementation and performance tuning of Maximum Availability Architectures including Real Application Clusters (RAC), Data Guard, and their management with Enterprise Manager Grid Control. Bill has been an OCP-certified DBA since version 7 of Oracle.

Mr. Burke is a Certified Flight Instructor - Instrument and has logged hundreds of hours as a commercial pilot and flight instructor over the years. In his free time away from Oracle, he is an accomplished professional photographer who works with local youth sports organizations, on a pro-bono basis, and specializes in scenic, wilderness and travel photography with an emphasis on endangered species.

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