Randy Johnson is a Principal Consultant at Enkitec, a consulting firm specializing in Oracle. Randy has over 18 years of experience with Oracle beginning with Oracle 7 in the early 90′s. Much of his career has combined Oracle DBA work with Unix administration duties. Over the last 5 years he has focused almost exclusively on RAC and ASM. He is also an authority on Oracle backup and recovery via RMAN, having written a popular utility for automating RMAN scripts called Dixie. Over the past year and a half he has focused exclusively on the Exadata platform. He is an Oracle certified Exadata, and RAC Specialist and just finished co-authoring Expert Oracle Exadata with Kerry Osborne and Tanel Poder. Randy occasionally blogs at blog.enkitec.com.