About the Author
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.
With more than 25 years of IT experience, including OS390 systems programming, storage administration, system and database administration, Nitin is a seasoned systems architect who has successfully assisted numerous customers in deploying highly available Oracle systems.
Prior to joining Viscosity, Nitin worked for Oracle for more than 17 years, mostly in the Real Application Clusters (RAC) engineering group, with a primary emphasis on ASM and storage, and was a Database Cloud Architect/ Evangelist in the Oracle’s Cloud Strategy Group. Nitin is a well-known Oracle technologist and speaker in the areas of Oracle Storage, high availability, Oracle RAC, and Private Database Cloud. He is the co-author of Oracle Automatic Storage Management and Oracle Data Guard 11g Handbook (both from Oracle Press) and has written many papers on storage, database internals, and database tuning as well as having served as a contributor to Oracle documentation and Oracle education material.