Randy Johnson is a principal consultant at Enkitec, a consulting firm specializing in Oracle. Randy has more than 18 years of experience with Oracle, beginning with Oracle 7�during the early 1990s. Much of his career has combined Oracle�database administration�with Unix administration duties. Over the last�five years, Randy focused almost exclusively on real application clusters and automatic storage management. He is also an authority on Oracle backup and recovery via RMAN, having written a popular utility for automating RMAN scripts called Dixie. Randy occasionally blogs at http://blog.enkitec.com.