Judy (Shuxuan) Nie is a Senior SOA Consultant specializing in SOA and Java technologies. He has 14 years of experience in the IT industry that includes SOA technologies such as BPEL, ESB, SOAP, XML, and Enterprise Java technologies, Eclipse plug-ins, and other areas such as C++ cross-platform development.
Since 2010, he has been working at Rubicon Red, helping customers resolve integration issues, and design and implement highly available infrastructure platforms on Oracle VM and Exalogic.
From 2007 to 2010, he had been working in the Oracle Global Customer Support Team and focused on helping customers solve their middleware/SOA integration problems.
Before joining Oracle, he had been working for the IBM China Software Development Lab for four years as a staff software engineer, participated in several complex products on IBM Lotus Workplace, WebSphere, and Eclipse platform; and then joined the Australia Bureau of Meteorology Research Center, responsible for implementation of the Automated Thunderstorm Interactive Forecast System for Aviation and Defense.
He holds an MS in Computer Science from Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
Jos van den Oord is an Oracle Consultant/DBA for Transfer-Solutions in the Netherlands. He has specialized in Oracle Database Management Systems since 1998, with his main interest being in Oracle RDBMS Maximum Availability Manageable Architecture Environments (Real Application Cluster, DataGuard, MAA, and Automatic Storage Management). He is a proud member of the Oracle Certified Master community, having successfully passed the exam for Database 11g. He prefers to work in the field of advising, implementing, and problem-solving with regards to the more difficult issues and HA topics.
Gavin Soorma is an Oracle Certified Master with over 17 years of experience. He is also an Oracle Certified Professional (versions 7.3, 8i, 9i, 10g, and 11g) as well as an Oracle Certified Expert in 10g RAC.
He is a regular presenter at various Oracle conferences and seminars, having presented several papers at the IOUG, South African Oracle User's Group, Oracle Open World, and the Australian Oracle User Group. Recently, at the 2013 AUSOUG held in Melbourne and Perth, he presented a paper on Oracle GoldenGate titled "Real Time Access to Real Time Information".
He is currently employed as a Senior Principal Consultant for an Oracle solution provider, OnCall DBA based in Perth, Western Australia. Prior to this, he held the position of Senior Oracle DBA and Team Lead with Bank West in Perth. Before migrating to Australia, he worked for the Emirates Airline Group IT in Dubai for over 15 years where he held the position of Technical Team Manager, Databases.
He has also written a number of tutorials and notes on Oracle GoldenGate which can be accessed via his personal blog website http://gavinsoorma.com.
Michael Verzijl is a Business Intelligence Consultant, specializing in Oracle Business Intelligence, Oracle Data Warehousing and Oracle GoldenGate.
He has a wide range of experience in the financial, utilities, telecom, and government industries that include BI technologies such as Oracle, Informatica, IBM Cognos, and SAP Business Objects.
Currently he is employed as a BI Consultant for Accenture in the Netherlands, specializing in Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing.