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    Independent Oracle Applications DBA Consultant
    Sunday, February 25, 2007
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    I was thinking of this for quite some time & I have finally decided to work as an Independent Oracle consultant. I am Oracle Applications DBA (E-Business Suite/ Financials/ HRMS, Fusion Middleware /Application Server /Collaboration Suite /Application Express) certified on Oracle Applications and have been awarded with prestigious Oracle ACE designation. A former Oracle Employee, I have proven track record in big implementations with Advanced configuration including HA Clusters & DR, Installation, Upgrades, Migration & Support.

    I accept work related to Oracle Applications varying from 1 day to few months (daily/hourly rate) or entire project (Mail/Phone Me for Quotations) . For more information contact me via Mail or Phone at +44 (0) 7701 030035

    Broad Category of Work related to Oracle Apps DBA
    -- New Implementations / Installations
    -- Migrations & Upgrades
    -- Onsite / Remote Applications Support
    including patching, cloning, maintenance
    -- Heath Checks/Performance Tuning
    -- Oracle Trainings
    on Database, E-Business Suite, Fusion Middleware, Application Server, Collaboration Suite

    This is an overview of some of my skills & work which I have done recently.

    Oracle Applications/E-Business Suite (Financials / HRMS - AP, AR, GL, FA, INV, Grants, CRM, Web ADI, iProcurement, iRecruitment, Workflow, XML, Student System )

    - Upgrade Oracle Apps 11.5.9 to and database upgrade to 10g R2
    - Implementing & configuring self service middle tier with SSL in DMZ setup , Multiple domain URL's for Internal & External Apps Users
    - Installing Oracle Applications Instance 11.5.7-10 & R12 version
    - Installing & configuring Discoverer 10g with Apps 11i
    - Configuring middle tier cluster with shared APPL_TOP for High Availability
    - Configuring RAC database with Apps with Parallel Concurrent Processing
    - Implementing Disaster Recovery solution for apps using Data-Guard & Maximum Availability Architecture
    - Patching , Cloning, Performance Tuning various Apps components including database
    - Backup & Recovery using RMAN
    - Monitoring Oracle Applications database including Forms, Web, Reports, CM, Jserv via OEM-OAM plug-in with email & mobile alerts
    - Configuring 10g Application Server with Apps 11i
    - Configuring & Supporting Apps with two Node RAC and multiple middle tier for High Availability

    Oracle Application Server 9i/10g or Fusion Middleware (HTTP Server, OC4J, Portal, Webcache, OID, SSO, AS Guard)

    - Install Fusion Middleware products (AS, BPA, BI, SOA, IM) with Single Node / Multi Node
    - Seamless Disaster Recovery solution for 10g Application Server including Middle Tier using AS Guard (Application Server Guard) & Data Guard
    - Upgrading Portal for 9.0.4 to 10.1.4 on multi-node installation
    - Migrating Portal from Solaris to Linux with integration of Portal OID with Microsoft Active Directory
    - Configuring Virtual Host & SSL implementation on Single Sign-On Server including Server Hardening for Security
    - Configuring Multiple Node Middle Tier cluster for High Availability with Virtual Host Implementation
    - Configuring Webcache clusters & tuning webcache for better response
    - Implementing Fusion Middleware in High Availability Model with two Node RAC database, two Node OID cluster & multiple middle tier cluster
    - Migrating OID users & groups across various OID Instances
    - Monitoring & system usages of Portal web site using freeware web access monitoring tool like AWSTAT
    - Patching & cloning of Fusion Middleware products

    Oracle Collaboration Suite (Real Time Collaboration, Content, Workspace)

    - Installation of Oracle Collaboration Suite 10g with Multi Node architecture
    - Upgrading OCS to & databases to 10g R2
    - Implementing SSL for Single Sign-On Server for secure authentication
    - Oracle Drive & MS Web folder configuration
    - Integrating collaboration Suite OID for automatic user & group synchronization with Portal OID
    - Backup & Recovery implementation using RMAN tools
    - Disaster Recovery implementation with Failover & Switchover configuration during planned & un-planned outages

    Applications Express / HTMLDB

    Contact me via Mail or call me at +44 (0) 7701 030035

    For any Issues/Doubts in Apps use Forum at


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    posted by Atul Kumar @ 6:32 PM  
    • At 9:51 PM, Blogger Anil Passi said…

      Hey Atul

      All the best with your new venture.

      Despite freelancing, I hope that you will keep updating this wonderful blog.

      Anil Passi

    • At 10:41 PM, Blogger Atul Kumar said…

      Thanks Anil, Yes definately I'll be updating this blog regularly

    • At 8:41 AM, Blogger fhasweh said…

      good luck, i hope that i will be freelancer soon, plz incase you needed any help in any future implementaiton let me know.

      fadi hasweh

    • At 12:00 PM, Blogger Atul Kumar said…

      Thanks Fadi,
      I'll definately contact you as & when required on implementation work in future

    • At 5:42 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

      Hi Buddy,

      Wish you all the best and success in your new role as a freelancer


    • At 7:03 AM, Blogger Atul Kumar said…

      Thanks Sam, Your Blog is quite impressive .

    • At 12:29 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

      Hi atul

      Best of luck

      Harkirat Singh

    • At 12:32 PM, Blogger Atul Kumar said…

      Thanks Buddy

    • At 2:32 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

      Hi Atul,

      All the Best and Good Luck,


    • At 11:29 AM, Blogger shantha said…

      Hi Atul,
      All the Best and Good Luck, now ware r u uk or india.


    • At 11:30 AM, Blogger Atul Kumar said…

      Thanks a lot to you all, I'll be operating from UK

    • At 6:54 PM, Blogger Farhan said…

      Hi Atul,

      All the Best.

      And thanks a lot for updating this blog which is very much informative for a newbie like me.

      Farhan Shaikh

    • At 6:58 PM, Blogger Farhan said…

      Hi Atul,

      All the best and Good Luck for your new role as a freelancer.

      This blog has helped me a lot in gathering information related to Oracle Apps which was very helpful for a newbie like me.

      Thanks a lot Atul for updating this blog with such nice informations.


      Farhan Shaikh

    • At 7:17 PM, Blogger Atul Kumar said…

      Thanks a lot for your wishes..

    • At 8:00 AM, Blogger mlgblog said…

      Hi Atul,

      Being an Oracle apps consultant, I decided to start a blog for Oracle apps interview questions, curriculum, FAQs etc. Atlast I have started that too.

      I need your comments to improve my blog. I think, you are the best judge.


    • At 6:50 PM, Blogger anuj said…


      how much time does it takes to implement RAC

    • At 6:51 PM, Blogger anuj said…

      how much time does it takes to implement RAC

    • At 7:41 PM, Blogger Atul Kumar said…

      Hi Anuj,
      It depends on individuals and his/her exposure to RAC but I think 5 days should be good enough time.


    • At 8:41 AM, Anonymous oracle training said…

      great to know thanks.

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