About Charles Kim

Charles Kim is an Oracle ACE Director, VMware vExpert, an Oracle Certified DBA, Certified Exadata Specialist, and a Certified RAC Expert.

Charles specializes in Exadata, RAC, and Virtualization (VMware and Oracle VM) and co-authored eight books:
– Oracle Database 11g New Features for DBA and Developers
– Linux Recipes for Oracle DBAs
– Oracle Data Guard 11g Handbook
– Virtualizing Business Critical Oracle Databases: Database As A Service
– Oracle ASM 12c Pocket Reference Guide
– Exadata Expert Handbook
– Virtualizing Hadoop
– Solaris and Linux Recipes for Oracle DBAs

Charles is the Founder and President of Viscosity North America, a highly specialized consulting organization comprised of industry experts in Oracle RAC, Virtualization and Exadata.

Charles sat on the panel of oracle experts at VM World and Oracle OpenWorld for virtualization and Linux. Charles was one of the founding members of the virtualization SIG that launched in 2011 at Oracle OpenWorld.

Charles holds certifications in Oracle, VMware, Red Hat Linux, and Microsoft and has over 25 years of Oracle experience on mission and business critical databases. Charles presents regularly at local, regional, national and international Oracle conferences including IOUG Collaborate, VMware World, and Oracle OpenWorld on topics of RAC, Exadata, Database As A Service, Database Consolidations, Private Database Cloud, ASM, Linux Best Practices, Data Guard Best Practices, Performance Tuning, VMware Virtualization Best Practices, Oracle Database Virtualization, and 7×24 High Availability Considerations. Charles is the technical editor of the Automatic Storage Management book by Oracle Press.

Charles is the current President of the Cloud Computing and Virtualization SIG for the Independent Oracle User Group. Charles. His linkedin profile is: http://www.linkedin.com/in/chkim
His twitter tag is: @racdba