Traditional Oracle Database Administrator going back to V6 in 1996. Spent much time in performance optimisation as well as implementing fault-tolerance across large systems.
OCP certified for 10g and 11g, plus OCP Advanced PL/SQL. OCE Oracle on Linux, and Performance Tuning.
More recently been working with developers on database and non-database subjects as Solutions Engineer and Release Manager. Working with Perforce source-control and automated build systems.
Also have long experience with coding, typically with Visual C++, on personal projects for commercial release.
Specialties: Oracle performance tuning both in the RDBMS and applications. Explaining technical conceps to non-techies. Oracle migration and upgrades. Advising on database design for optimal performance.
Developer of software for photographers based around Adobe Lightroom (Softproofing, Duplicate Finder, Photophile image catalog for iPad), and software for flight simulators (LWMViewer, Slartibartfast, Mission Editor for Microsoft FSX and Lockheed Martin Prepar3D, and XPForce for X-Plane)
Author of EVA (Elite:Dangerous Virtual Assistant) for iOS and Android, and most recently doing contract work for Dovetail Games on Flight Simulator and related tools.