Nitin Vengurlekar is the co-founder and CTO of Viscosity North America, responsible for service delivery, partner relationships and end-to-end solution architecture. Nitin's main emphasis has been on virtualization, Oracle Engineered Systems, hyper-converged systems, and public/private database cloud implementations. He is a well-known Oracle technologist and speaker, is the author of several books and has written many papers on storage, database internals, and database tuning. Prior to joining Viscosity, Nitin worked for Oracle for more than 18 years. With more than 28 years of IT experience, including OS390 systems programming, storage administration, and system and database administration, Nitin is a seasoned systems architect who has successfully assisted numerous customers in deploying highly available Oracle systems.