Michael L. Brown


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Michael L. Brown


Mr. Michael Brown has more than 15 years experience with Oracle and Oracle eBusiness applications in development and database administration. He has taught classes ranging from Introduction to Programming to operating systems and compilers at the university level, he is an Oracle ACE, one of the founders of the AppsPerf seminar series, chair of the Database Special Interest Group of OAUG, and is past chair and a seated member of the OAUG Education Committee. He has presented more than twenty five times at industry conferences including Oracle Openworld and Collaborate. He is also a regularly invited panel member at these same conferences including the Applications Database Tuning Panel which he has been on regularly since 2001. Mr. Brown is the technical manager for Colibri as well as a practicing DBA. While working with Colibri, Mr. Brown has worked with multiple clients including Accellent (2005-2008), Navilyst Medical (2008-2011), Metromont Prestress (2005-present), and Cree Inc (2005-present).


Experience

Role: Technical Manager and Senior Oracle DBA

Company: Colibri LC

Activity: August 2005-present

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Role: Senior Oracle DBA

Company: Glen Raven Inc.

Project: N/A

Activity: June 1997-August 2005

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Role: Consultant

Company: Inova, Inc.


Project: N/A

Activity: June 1993 – June 1997

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Role: Unix System Administrator

Company: Broadband Technologies ( contracted by The Underwood Group)

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Activity: January 1993 – May 1993

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Role: Adjunct Faculty

Company: Danville Community College

Project: N/A

Activity: August 1992 – December 1992

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Role: Instructor Department of Mathematics

Company: University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Project: N/A

Activity: August 1999 – August 1992

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Role: Principal Teaching Assistant

Company: Clemson University

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Activity: August 1985 – August 1989

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Education

Master of Science in Computer Science, Reliability Estimation of Life Critical Computing Systems with Time Varying Failure Processes, Clemson University, Clemson SC, August 1988.


Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Summa Cum Laude, Appalachian State University, Boone NC, May 1985.


Technical Summary

Professional Organizations and Recognitions

Oracle ACE


Oracle E-Business Suite Applications Technology CAB—Member 2012-present


Oracle Applications User Group

OAUG Database SIG—Chairman 2002-present,Board Member 2001-2002

OAUG Education Committee—Chairman 2007, 2008, Member 2006-present


International Oracle Users Group


North Carolina Oracle Users Group


Eastern States Oracle Applications User Group—Co-Chair 1999-2000


Published Papers and Conference Presentations

Oracle E-Business Suite 11.5.10.2 to 12.1.3: A Technical Perspective, Collaborate 11, Connection Point: R12.1, OAUG E-Learning Best of Collaborate 11, Openworld 2011, SEOUC 2011, Connection Point Atlanta: EPM/BI and R12.1, Collaborate 12


Secrets of Successful Oracle Database 11gR2 (11.2.0.3) Upgrades in an Oracle E-Business Suite Environment, Collaborate 12


Installing Fusion Applications: An E-Business Suite DBA's Perspective, Collaborate 12


Secrets of Successful Oracle Database 11gR2 Upgrades in an Oracle E-Business Suite Environment, Openworld 2010, Virginia Oracle Users Group 2010, Collaborate 11


Panel Member, Applications Tuning Panel, Openworld 2010, Collaborate 11, Openworld 2011, Collaborate 12


Panel Moderator, Migrations to Linux Panel, Collaborate 12


Panel Member, OAUG Upgrade SIG, Openworld 2011


What Does the End of Premier Support Mean for You, OAUG Database SIG Meeting at Openworld 2010


Using Rapidclone to Test Oracle Database Backups, Collaborate 2010


Using Oracle VM to Support an Oracle E-Business Suite Environment, Collaborate 2009, Openworld 2009, Openworld 2010, CIRCUIT 10


Secrets of Successful Oracle Database 11g Upgrades in an Oracle E-Business Suite Environment, Collaborate 2009, Oracle Openworld 2009, Virginia Oracle Users Group 2009, Southeast Oracle Users Conference 2010, Collaborate 2010


Cloning the E-Business Suite, APPSPERF 2009


Replacing JInitiator with Sun JRE in 11i, Collaborate 2008


Moderator or Member, Applications Database Optimization Panel, OAUG Connection Point 2004, OAUG Connection Point 2005. Collaborate 2006, Collaborate 2007, Collaborate 2008, Collaborate 2009, Collaborate 2010


Panel Member, Applications Database Optimization Panel, Oracle Openworld 2006, Oracle Openworld 2007, Openworld 2008, Openworld 2009


Panel Member, E-Business Suite Cloning Panel, Collaborate 2006, Collaborate 2007, Collaborate 2008, Collaborate 12


Panel Member, Migrations to Linux Panel, Collaborate 2006, Collaborate 2007, Collaborate 2008, Collaborate 2009


Panel Member, Database Tuning Panel, OAUG Fall Conference, 2001, OAUG Conference 2003.


Panel Member, 11i Upgrade Panel, OAUG Connection Point 2005.


Panel Member, Linux Panel, OAUG Database SIG mini-conference at Connection Point 2005.


Copying Production Data to Development: a SAN Based Solution, Raleigh Computer and Technology Showcase, 2002.


Using Stored Outlines to Optimize SQL, Southeast Oracle Users Conference, 2002.


Ultrahigh Reliability Estimates for Systems Exhibiting Globally Time-Dependent Failure Processes, co-authored with Robert Geist and Mark Smotherman, Proceedings of the Nineteenth International Symposium on Fault Tolerant Computing, 1989.


The Effects of Time Varying Failure Processes on Reliability Estimation of Life Critical Computing Systems, IEEE Southeast Regional Conference, 1988.


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