55 Points5 Years
Job function
Founder and President
Company size
11-50 Employees
Years of experience
10+ years
Company name
Viscosity North America
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Charles Kim is an Oracle ACE Director, VMware vExpert, Oracle Certified DBA, Certified Exadata Specialist, and a Certified RAC Expert. Charles specializes in RAC, and Virtualization and authored 7 books:

1. Oracle Database 11g New Features for DBA and Developers

2. Linux Recipes for Oracle DBAs

3. Oracle Data Guard 11g Handbook

4. Virtualizing Business Critical Oracle Databases: Database As A Service

5. Oracle ASM 12c Pocket Reference Guide

6. Exadata Expert Handbook

7. Virtualizing Hadoop

Charles holds certifications in Oracle, VMware, Red Hat Linux, and Microsoft and has over 23 years of Oracle experience on mission and business critical databases. Charles presents regularly at local, regional, national and international Oracle conferences including IOUG Collaborate, VMware World, and Oracle OpenWorld on topics of RAC, Exadata, Database As A Service, Database Consolidations, Private Database Cloud, ASM, Linux Best Practices, Data Guard Best Practices, Performance Tuning, VMware Virtualization Best Practices, Oracle Database Virtualization, and 7×24 High Availability Considerations. Charles is the technical editor of the Automatic Storage Management book by Oracle Press and blogs regularly at

Charles is the current President of the Cloud Computing and Virtualization SIG for the Independent Oracle User Group. His linkedin profile is:

His twitter tag is: @racdba