The Human Fly

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About me

Gender Male
Industry Banking
Location Riyadh, Central, Saudi Arabia
Introduction I am the Database Support Manager at Alinma Bank with nearly 20 years of IT experience which also includes over 12 years of production Oracle DBA exposure. Presently the only Oracle 10g Certified Master in Saudi Arabia with Oracle RAC Expert, Oracle 8i, 9i 10g and 11g OCP DBA and Oracle ACE Director credentials. Since few years and so, I have been extensively involved in an Oracle RAC environemnts setups that cinlucdes successful 8 node production, 6 node development RAC setups on HPUX Itaninum with EMC DMX SAN Storage. I am one of the regularl contributor at Oracle forums, oracle freelist group and occasionally writes up at my blog. I have successfully co-authored an Oracle 11g R1/R2 RAC Handbook. You can reach me at sjaffarhussain at
Interests Oracle, Cricket, Movies.
Favorite Books Optimizing Oracle Performance, Sql Tuning, Expert one-on-one, Cost Based Optimiser Fundamentals