Sudhir Balasubramanian is a Senior Staff Solution Architect and Global Oracle Field Practice Lead specializing in Oracle on VMware Hybrid Cloud. In addition , Sudhir also focuses on educating customers and partners on Oracle virtualization on vSphere. He is actively engaged with VMware Partner University and VMware Learning Zone to educate partners and customers on VMware capabilities. Sudhir has over 25+ years of experience as a Principal Oracle Architect / DBA in Oracle Technologies for fortune 100 companies. Sudhir is also experienced in EMC SAN Technologies & Unix/Linux Operating Systems , VMware vBCA Specialist , VMware vExpert, VMware VCA – Cloud certified and an Oracle ACE. Sudhir is a recognized Speaker having presented at Oracle Open World, IOUG, VMworld, VMware Partner Exchange, EMC World, EMC Oracle Summit and various Webinars and is an Industry recognized expert in Oracle Virtualization technologies. Sudhir has also co-authored a book "Virtualizing Oracle Business Critical Databases on VMware SDDC” which is a comprehensive authority for Oracle DBA ’s on the subject of Oracle & Linux on vSphere. https://www.amazon.com/Virtualize-Oracle-Business-Critical-Databases/dp/1500135127/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1493001047&sr=1-1&keywords=Virtualize+Oracle+Business+Critical+Databases Sudhir regularly blogs at the official VMware Application blog site https://blogs.vmware.com/apps Sudhir also blogs on his personal website http://vracdba.com Sudhir holds a degree in Master of Computer Science from San Diego State University (SDSU) graduating in 2011.