Career Profile

Saptharishi Suresh Venkateswaran alias Saptha is a Data Management Professional with over 5+ years of experience. He specializes in Oracle Apps Database Administration and in Oracle Installations, Upgrades, Cloning, Patching and Migration.

Career History:

    • Oct 2006 - Till Date : Database Admin at Cisco (Ind.) Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore

    • Jun 2005 - Oct 2006 : Database Admin at Tata Consultancy Services, Kolkata

Projects Worked:

    • Cross Platform Migration of 11i applications on 9i database from HP-UX to 10g version on Linux using different methods like impdp over dblink and Transportable tablespace

    • Cloning of 11i / R12 databases with RAC nodes, multiple front end and middle tiers

    • 9i to 10g upgrades

    • CRS installation/deinstallation for RAC nodes ranging from 2 to 4

    • Enabling Autoconfig on 11i applications

    • Migration of 10g core databases from non-RAC on HP-UX to RAC on Linux

    • Export/import of schemas from 9i to 10g databases using techniques like expdp/impdp and inserts over dblink

    • Storage Administration (Purging unwanted data and Rebuilding indexes and tablespaces to save the storage and helping in cost cutting)

    • Conversion of non-RAC to RAC and vice versa

    • Patching - RDBMS / AD patches

    • Oracle BPEL and J2EE installation

Technical Summary:

    • Operating Systems : HP-UX, Linux, Sun Solaris

    • Database Versions : 9i, 10g

    • Application versions : 11i, R12

    • File Systems : Raw devices, Block devices & Cooked

Academic Qualification:

    • Acquired B.E. degree from Coimbatore Institute of Technology on May, 2005

With the good intent of sharing his expertise and knowledge with others he started blogging since the recent times.

One can see his technical blogs at