Oracle Ace Director
Dallas, TX – September 10, 2014 – Viscosity North America (Viscosity) is proud to announce another Oracle ACE Director to be part of their Technical Team of Database Experts. As of June 26, 2014, Nitin Vengurlekar, CTO of Viscosity, was welcomed into the Oracle ACE Director Program for his expertise in Oracle RAC, ASM, Virtualization, Exadata, and Database Cloud. As a new member of the Oracle ACE Director program, Vengurlekar will have a greater presence in national, regional, and local Oracle conferences.

As the CTO of Viscosity, Vengurlekar leads the technical direction and architecture for the company. Prior to joining Viscosity, Vengurlekar worked for Oracle Corporation for more than 17 years, mostly in the Real Application Cluster (RAC) engineering group, with main emphasis on ASM/storage, and RAC integration. The last three years was the spent as Database Cloud Architect/Evangelist in the Oracle’s Cloud Strategy Group in charge of Private Database Cloud messaging.

Oracle ACE Director Program
The Oracle ACE program highlights excellence within the global Oracle community by recognizing individuals who have demonstrated both technical proficiency and strong credentials as community enthusiasts and advocates. Oracle ACE Directors are individuals who not only meet the requirements of an Oracle ACE (that is, a track record of advocacy), but who can also commit to future participation in an ongoing dialog between Oracle and the people who use Oracle Technology or Applications in the “real world.” Most Oracle ACE Directors have also made extraordinary contributions of some kind, whether technical or community-oriented.

About Viscosity
Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Viscosity’s team of expert database administrator and developers provide full range of database consultancy for Oracle software and hardware. Viscosity leadership comprises of former Oracle Employees, each of which worked in various capacities within the Oracle Corporation. Between us, we cover Oracle Database and RAC Development, Oracle Sales, Oracle Consulting, and Oracle Enterprise Architecture. Viscosity specializes in Exadata, Oracle RAC, Data Replication, Performance Tuning, and Private Database Cloud of mission critical systems. We wrote the books on Expert Exadata, Oracle 11g, Linux for DBAs, ASM 11g/12c, ASM 12c Pocket Reference Guide, Virtualizing Business Critical Oracle Databases, Data Guard and Hadoop. Learn more about how you can maintain and maximize your investments by emailing us at info@viscosityna.com.

About Nitin Vengurlekar
Nitin Vengurlekar is the co-founder and CTO of Viscosity North America, a leader in virtualization, Oracle Engineered Systems, Private Database Cloud and RAC implementations. At Viscosity, Vengurlekar is responsible for partner relationship and end-2-end solution deployment.

Vengurlekar is an industry-known Oracle technologist and speaker in the areas of Oracle Storage, High Availability solutions, Oracle RAC, and Private Database Cloud. He is the author of Database Cloud Storage, Oracle Automatic Storage Management and the Data Guard Handbook and has written many papers on storage, database internals, database tuning, and served as a contributor to Oracle documentation as well as Oracle education material.

With more than 25 years of IT experience, including OS390 Systems Programming, Storage Administration, System and Database Administration, Vengurlekar is a seasoned systems architect who has successfully assisted numerous customers in deploying highly available Oracle systems.

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