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Bert Scalzo

Bert Scalzo is a renowned database expert, Oracle® ACE, author, senior product manager for IDERA's DBArtisan, and formerly a member of Dell Software’s TOAD dev team. With three decades of Oracle® database experience to draw on, Bert’s webcasts garner high attendance and participation rates. His work history includes time at both Oracle Education and Oracle Consulting. Bert holds several Oracle Masters certifications and has an extensive academic background that includes a BS, MS and Ph.D. in computer science, as well as an MBA, and insurance industry designations.

Bert is a highly sought-after speaker who has presented at numerous Oracle conferences and user groups, including OOW, ODTUG, IOUG, OAUG, RMOUG and many others. Bert enjoys sharing his vast knowledge on data modeling, database benchmarking, database tuning and optimization, "star schema" data warehouses, Linux® and VMware®.

As a prolific writer, Bert has produced educational articles, papers and blogs for such well-respected publications as the Oracle Technology Network (OTN), Oracle Magazine, Oracle Informant, PC Week (eWeek), Dell Power Solutions Magazine, The LINUX Journal, LINUX.com, Oracle FAQ, Ask Toad and Toad World.

This popular author is known throughout the industry for his instructive books, which include:

  • Oracle DBA Guide to Data Warehousing and Star Schemas
  • TOAD Handbook (1st and 2nd Ed.)
  • TOAD Pocket Reference (2nd Ed.)
  • Database Benchmarking: Practical Methods for Oracle & SQL Server
  • Advanced Oracle Utilities: The Definitive Reference
  • Oracle on VMware: Expert Tips for Database Virtualization
  • Introduction to Oracle: Basic Skills for Any Oracle User
  • Introduction to SQL Server: Basic Skills for Any SQL Server User
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Bert Scalzo

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SQL Server

Every DBA has at some point asked: “What the heck happened to my database?” In this ... Keep reading >
Posted on May 21, 2018 4:54:29 PM by Bert Scalzo
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Oracle

Every DBA has at some point asked: “What the heck happened to my database?” In this ... Keep reading >
Posted on May 21, 2018 4:53:36 PM by Bert Scalzo
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Oracle

It’s not uncommon to observe rampant over reliance of database application code on ... Keep reading >
Posted on May 5, 2018 6:38:21 PM by Bert Scalzo
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Oracle

When is data less valuable? How do you manage data as it becomes less valuable? Keep reading >
Posted on Apr 24, 2018 11:39:56 AM by Bert Scalzo
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Oracle

For purpose of discussion let's assume that you have Oracle 11g or 12c RAC cluster ... Keep reading >
Posted on Apr 13, 2018 10:34:41 AM by Bert Scalzo
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Oracle

Microsoft has been extremely innovative the past few years – especially with regard ... Keep reading >
Posted on Apr 3, 2018 5:11:58 PM by Bert Scalzo
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Oracle

If you ever need for a simple, light lifting training and absolutely free data ... Keep reading >
Posted on Apr 3, 2018 5:10:20 PM by Bert Scalzo
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Oracle

Since the dawn of database technology the Achilles heel or key limiting factor has ... Keep reading >
Posted on Jun 7, 2017 1:56:07 PM by Bert Scalzo
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Oracle

There’s no fighting progress. Decades ago database administrators managed and ... Keep reading >
Posted on Mar 3, 2017 8:49:15 AM by Bert Scalzo
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Oracle

I’ll be speaking at the annual Hotsos Symposium in Dallas TX February 27th and 28th. ... Keep reading >
Posted on Feb 17, 2017 7:49:56 AM by Bert Scalzo
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Oracle

In my last blog titled “Varying Database Benchmark Results” I tried to explain why ... Keep reading >
Posted on Mar 11, 2015 9:23:39 PM by Bert Scalzo
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Oracle

I’ve been asked on numerous occasions why do peoples’ database benchmark results ... Keep reading >
Posted on Mar 11, 2015 10:08:00 AM by Bert Scalzo
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