This book focuses on discussing the issues that a DBA would face in extending existing systems for eBusiness. The book also discusses how DBAs can prepare themselves for the challenge.
An example business 'DOeBIZ Corporation' is used to help the reader understand the various issues involved and how an Oracle DBA can deal with them.
Megh Thakkar is the Director of Database Technologies at Quest Software. Previously, he worked as a technical specialist at Oracle Corporation. He holds a master's degree in computer science and a bachelor's degree in electronics engineering. Megh also holds several industry vendor certifications, including OCP, MCSE, Novell Certified ECNE, SCO UNIX ACE, and he is a Lotus Notes Certified Consultant. Voted as the best speaker at NSWOUG'2000 in Sydney, Australia, he is a frequent presenter at Oracle OpenWorld and various international Oracle User Groups.
Megh is the author of e-Commerce Applications Using Oracle8i and Java from Scratch and Sams Teach Yourself Oracle8i on Windows NT in 24 Hours. He has also coauthored several books, such as Migrating to Oracle8i, Special Edition Using Oracle8/8i, Oracle8 Server Unleashed, C++ Unleashed, COBOL Unleashed, Oracle Certified DBA, and Using Oracle8. Megh is a renowned Oracle specialist who has performed _Oracle development, consulting, support, and DBA _functions worldwide over the past 12 years.