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Steve Ries has been an Oracle DBA for 15 years, specializing in all aspects of database administration, including security, performance tuning, and backup and recovery. He is a specialist in Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) and has administered Oracle clustered environments in every version of Oracle since the creation of Oracle Parallel Server. He holds five Oracle certifications as well as the Security+ certification. He currently consults for the Dept of Defense, U.S. Marine Corps, and holds a high-level security clearance. Additionally, Steve has been an adjunct instructor of Oracle technologies at Johnson County Community College for eight years where he teaches classes that prepare students for the Oracle certification exams. He was also a speaker at the 2011 Oracle Open World conference. Steve is an award-winning technical paper writer and the creator of the alt.oracle blog.