Ravi Kumar

Lead Oracle Database Administrator

Y V Ravi Kumar is an Oracle ACE Director (ACED) and Oracle Certified Master (OCM) with 20+ years of experience in the banking, financial services, and insurance industries and has held various leadership positions like vice president (IT), senior database architect, and production DBA.

He has published over one hundred articles for Oracle Technology Network (OTN) in English, Portuguese, and Spanish, Quest’s Toad World, UKOUG, OTech Magazine, Redgate, and OraWorld Magazine. He has spoken at multiple engagements, including 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.

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 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, and a SUN Certified System Administrator for Solaris 9. He has also co-authored several highly recommended books, “Oracle Database Upgrade and Migration Methods,” “High Availability and Disaster Recovery with Oracle Engineered Systems,” and “Oracle GoldenGate with Micro Services.”