About Me

Riaz Ahmad Ansari – Oracleride

Riaz Ahmad Ansari is an Oracle Database Expert, Speaker, Blogger, YouTuber & Mentor.

He is famous for Ahmad’s nickname in the IT industry.

He has many years of experience as a production Oracle DBA managing all operating system based Oracle Databases.

He started working with Oracle Database starting from Oracle 9i to 10g/11g/12c18c/19c.

He has hands-on experience in real-world Production environments.

He is skilled with Oracle technologies such as Core DBA work, Data Guard, RMAN, Backup & Recovery, RAC, Cloud Control, and Performance Tuning.

He has completed hundreds of Database Server setups with major Database–related issues on all platforms and has worked with business-critical production databases.

He is an MCA in Computer Applications from the Sikkim Manipal University.

He is an MBA in H.R. from the Integral University.

He is a BCS in Computer Science from Lucknow University.

He actively participates as a Speaker in an Oracle-related forum such as AIOUG Monthly Technical Sessions.

He is available on Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter, & YouTube.

He is reachable at [email protected].

Technical Expertise

  • Oracle Core DBA
  • Backup & Recovery (RMAN)
  • Data Guard
  • ASM
  • Real Application Clusters (RAC)
  • Database Upgradation ,Patching & Migration
  • Performance Tuning & Troubleshooting
  • Golden Gate
  • Cloud DBA
  • Database Training


  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals Az-900 (August 2020)
  • Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Developer 2020 Associate (June 2020)
  • Oracle Cloud Infrastructure 2019 Cloud Operations Associate (May 2020)
  • Oracle Cloud Infrastructure 2019 Architect Professional (May 2020)
  • Oracle Cloud Infrastructure 2019 Architect Associate (April 2020)
  • Oracle Autonomous Database Cloud 2019 Certified Specialist (April 2020)
  • Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Foundations 2020 Certified Associate (April 2020)
  • Oracle Certified Specialist (12c GG) (Dec 2019)
  • Oracle RAC 11g Release 2 and Grid Infrastructure Administration (Aug 2012)
  • Oracle Database 11g: New Features for Administrators (Aug 2011)
  • Oracle Database 10g: New Features for Administrators (Aug 2011)
  • Oracle9i Database: Performance Tuning (Dec 2010)
  • Oracle9i Database: Fundamentals II (Oct 2010)
  • Oracle9i Database: Fundamentals I (Sep 2009)
  • Introduction to Oracle9i: SQL (July 2009)

My YouTube Channel (OracleRide) 


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