Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Michael Brown
SIG Coordinator/Chair (term expires May 31, 2022)

Michael Brown is an Oracle ACE who has been working the Oracle Database since 1993, the E-Business Suite since 1997 and various flavors of Unix/Linux since 1986. He has a B.S Computer Science from Appalachian State University and an M.S. Computer Science from Clemson University. He is a member of OATUG and IOUG. At Collaborate 13, he was named the OATUG Member of the Year. He has been a regular presenter at Oracle Openworld, Collaborate, and OATUG Connection Points as well as at other regional conferences and local user groups.
Michael Barone
Vice Chair (term expires May 31, 2023)
Oracle IT Architect, Oracle Developer, Oracle DBA:

  • Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2.6, 12.2.5, 12.2.4, 12.2, 12.1, 12.0 and 11i Database Administrator Oracle-Ace-Nominee with 25-years of IT experience and 16-years of Oracle and Oracle Applications.
  • Oracle12c, Oracle11g RAC (Real Application Cluster), Oracle10g, Oracle9i RAC (Real Application Cluster). Oracle ASM (Automatic Storage Management).
  • Oracle Applications (E-Business Suite) Release 12.2, 12.1, 12.0, 11i, 11, 10.x, 9.x.
  • Oracle Applications 12.1 full cycle Installations (12.2.6, 12.2.5, 12.2.4, 12.1.3, 12.1.2, 12.1.1, 12.0.6, 12.0.4, 12.0.2, 11.5.10, 11.5.9, 11.5.8, 11.5.6, 11.5.5, 11.5.4, 11.5.3, 11.5.1), full cycle Upgrades (11i to 12, 11i to 11i and 10.7 to 11i).
  • Oracle Database Upgrades Oracle11g to Oracle12c, Oracle11g to Oracle11g-RAC, Oracle10g, Oracle10g AS, Oracle9i-RAC, Oracle9iAS, Oracle8i, Oracle7.
  • Oracle12c Fusion Middleware, Weblogic and Java: Oracle Installations and Upgrade:
  • Java VM (VirtualMachine) Server Tuning and Performance Monitoring.
  • JVM HeapSizes and Garbage Collection.
  • JVM Server setup and tuning and JVM Server increases/decreases.
  • Java Unix/Linux Server Upgrades and Signed Certificates (SSL/TLS1.2, etc.)
  • Java Code compilation and re-Compilation.
  • Oracle DBTier Security-Wallets for Secure External Database Connections.

Kaberi Nayak
Secretary (term expires May 31, 2023)
Kaberi Nayak is an Oracle ACE. She has an undergraduate and graduate degree in Computer Science from GMU in Virginia. She has over sixteen years of experience with Oracle database administration specifically supporting Oracle Applications and also Oracle/Peoplesoft environments including installation, implementations, administration, maintenance, upgrades, platform migrations. Currently she works for Mitre Corporation as a Senior Oracle Applications DBA.

Open Positions

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