Author: John Kaufling

John Kaufling has more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry, including more than 12 years as an Oracle EBS database administrator at Level 3 Communications and at Oracle Corporation. His specialties include implementations, upgrades, performance tuning and extensive capability to support the product. John’s work with Oracle apps database administration has included experience with SOA suite, Veritas Cluster, Oracle DataGuard, Load Balancing from Resonate, Cisco and BigIP and extensive experience with Oracle self-service applications and self-service framework technology.

Vice President and Practice Leader of Application Services

John Kaufling

John Kaufling has more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry, including more than 12 years as an Oracle EBS database administrator at Level 3 Communications and at Oracle Corporation. His specialties include implementations, upgrades, performance tuning and extensive capability to support the product. John’s work with Oracle apps database administration has included experience with SOA suite, Veritas Cluster, Oracle DataGuard, Load Balancing from Resonate, Cisco and BigIP and extensive experience with Oracle self-service applications and self-service framework technology.

Articles Written by John Kaufling

A preview of the new book, "Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) 12c — Second Edition" by Datavail's Christian Screen.

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Good process documentation is the foundation of good business intelligence (BI). This post shows what good process documentation looks like.

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This post looks at the role process documentation plays in automation, powering business intelligence systems for the world's largest organizations.

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With the advent of managed services and cloud computing, the DBA is "liberated" from some traditional roles, with more time to spend on more important tasks.

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A new blog post from Datavail discusses how implementing managed services can modernize your DBA's role beyond the all-purpose job description.

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By employing data footprint reduction techniques, you can cut down storage costs and increase backup performance of Oracle E-Business Suite.

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Faster response times and improved application performance are some of the many benefits of reducing your EBS storage footprint.

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Reports show that structured data still represents a large percentage of the data organizations manage. A study, commissioned by Dell Software, shows traditional relational database management systems remains popular among corporate users despite claims and hype to the contrary.

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To ensure your databases continue functioning effectively and successfully, the periodic purging of infrequently accessed data is a must. Read on for more.

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Coming up on Thursday, May 28, our senior applications tuner Chuck Ezell will present a webinar on Tuning Your ELTs for Better BI. His presentation offers high level ideas on how to tune ETLs to reach the two main goals for tuning your ETLs for better performance; enhance speed and consistency.

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