Ravi Kumar Yenugula


Y V Ravi Kumar (LinkedIn, Twitter) is an Oracle ACE Director (ACED), Oracle Certified Master (OCM), and The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF 9.2) certified professional with 22+ years of experience in the banking, financial services, and insurance (BFSI) industry and has held various leadership positions such as vice president (IT), senior database architect, and production DBA.

Featured on the cover page of “Oracle ACE Program,” Ravi Kumar is a Solution Engineer Specialist in Oracle Engineered Systems (Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Zero Data Loss Recovery Appliance, Oracle Database Appliance, Oracle Private Cloud Appliance, and Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance).

Besides recently earning the prestigious certifications on “Oracle Database Security (1z0-116)” and “Maximum Availability (MAA),” Ravi is the first person in the World to complete “Oracle Cloud Infrastructure 2019 Certified Architect Professional (1z0-997),” and was duly appreciated by the Oracle Corporation. He has published over one hundred articles for Oracle Technology Network (OTN) in English, Portuguese, and Spanish. Some of his other thought pieces are available in Quest’s Toad World, UKOUG, OTech Magazine, Redgate, and OraWorld Magazine. Ravi has also spoken at multiple engagements such as Oracle OpenWorld (OOW), Independent Oracle User Group (IOUG), New York Oracle User Group (NYOUG), Oracle Technology Network (OTN), Sun Coast Oracle User Group (SOUG), and Sangam. 

Mr. Yenugula is an Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) in Oracle 8i/9i/10g/11g/12c and Oracle Certified Expert (OCE) in Oracle GoldenGate, Real Application Clusters (RAC), performance tuning and Oracle Exadata. He also is a SUN Certified System Administrator for Solaris 9.

Ravi has also co-authored 3 prestigious books:

1. Oracle Database Upgrade and Migration Methods. Rated No.1 among the 100 Best Oracle Database eBooks of All Time by BookAuthority, this book is endorsed by Mike Dietrich, Oracle Corporation’s renowned Master Product Manager of Database Upgrades and Migrations).

2. High Availability and Disaster Recovery with Oracle Engineered Systems. This book is ranked No.7 by BookAuthority.

3. Oracle GoldenGate with Micro Services.

Ravi’s profile has been published in certification insights, news, and tips from the Oracle Certification Program as “Spotlight On Success,” Oracle Magazine’s PEER-to-PEER column in August 2017, and The Oracle Ace Program Newsletter in June 2016. Some of the work Ravi has accomplished includes the design and implementation of a core banking system (CBS) database and implementation of a 3-way disaster recovery solution (DRS) using Active Data Guard (ADG) and SAN-2-SAN replication for the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). He also designed and implemented a CBS database and implemented 2-way DRS for the Central Bank of Seychelles, Mahe, Seychelles.

Ravi’s profile has also been published in nationalized newspaper – The Hindu, which tracks his journey from being a small town young man in India to one of the leading Oracle brains in the World.