Jeremiah Wilton has over eighteen years of Oracle database administration and systems architecture experience. As Amazon.com's first database administrator, he helped lead Amazon.com's database group from the pre-IPO period through the company's years of exponential growth. He now works for Pythian, a leader in remote database administration for Oracle, Oracle Applications, SQL Server and MySQL. Jeremiah also teaches the Oracle Certificate Program at the University of Washington. At Oracle OpenWorld in 2001, Oracle Education honored Jeremiah as one of the first eight Oracle Certified Masters in the world. Jeremiah is a member of the OakTable, and co-author of the Oak Table's Oracle Insights. He has presented at numerous conferences and user groups, including Oracle OpenWorld, Collaborate! and UKOUG, and is the author of a variety of technical whitepapers and articles.