Leighton Nelson is an Oracle Certified DBA and Oracle ACE, with over ten years of solid DBA experience. He manages multiterabyte OLTP and Data Warehouse databases running Oracle 10g/11g on AIX and Linux, and focuses on high-availability solutions involving Oracle RAC, Data Guard, and Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c. Leighton is also a co-author of Expert Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c.
Leighton is the lead Oracle DBA at Mercy in Saint Louis, Missouir. He shares his enthusiasm and experiences through his blog (griddba.com), tweets @leight0nn, and his presentations at Oracle events including Oracle OpenWorld, IOUG Collaborate, and Kscope.