Tony Bruzzese is a seasoned Oracle and Unix practitioner with more than 20 years of experience in architecting, troubleshooting, optimizing, and maximizing large scale clusters, highly complex systems using Oracle, UNIX, and third party technologies. He has worked in the Telecom Industry at Bell Canada, moved on to a consulting firm at CGI, and more recently in the BlackBerry Manufacturing arm of BlackBerry. Now a freelance IT consultant, he specializes in helping customers to resolve Oracle performance problems, designing disaster recovery for Oracle databases, implementing high availability solutions, and general database architecting. Tony's consulting endeavors are usually brief because he diagnoses and fixes problems quickly, generally in a few days. Tony is also Oracle 11g certified (OCP) and has maintained his certifications since Oracle 8.0.