About Me



Hi,  my name is Francisco Munoz Alvarez, I am a Oracle Architect/DBA with over 24 years of experience in Oracle, married for 15 years with a fantastic wife, and father of 4 fantastic Kids (Gonzalo 16 y/o, Francisco Jr 13 y/o, Tomas 11 y/o and not least Lucas 6 y/o),and  I just moved to this beautiful country called New Zealand  at February, 2008.

Here is a small resume of myself:

  • Around 24 years of experience in consulting, analysis, support, Implementation, and Migration of Oracle Databases
  • Worked as Associate Technology at Oracle Brazil and Chile
  • Oracle Instructor for New Horizons Center, Chile. (www.newhorizons.com)
  • Current job, Oracle Professional Services Manager at Revera (http://www.revera.co.nz)
  • Oracle 10g OCA, OCP, 10g RAC OCE, SQL & PLSQL OCA, Oracle AS OCA,E-Business OCP, Oracle 7 Master Database Administrator (First Oracle 7 Master in South America)
  • Worked in the first team to introduce Oracle to South America (Oracle 6 and Beta version of Oracle 7)
  • Current President of :
    • CLOUG (Chilean Oracle Users Group)
    • NZOUG (New Zealand Oracle Users Group)
    • LAOUC (Latin American Oracle Users Group Council)
  • IAOUC Spokesperson for LA
  • Organizer and founder of the OTN tours (Latin America – 12 Countries in 2013 and APAC – 5 Countries 2012)
  • Member of IOUG, AOUG and UKOUG
  • Member of OTN, Oracle Mix, Oracle Wiki and Oracle Community Networks
  • International Speaker (EMEA Harmony, OOW, Croatia, Sweden, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Uruguay, India, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and much more)
  • Oracle ACE Director
  • Oracle ACE Director of the year 2010 by Oracle Magazine
  • Author of Oracle 12c Backup and Recovery Survival Guide published by Packt Publishing

I hope we can use this Blog to be a place to help each other and to be a repository of knowledge and scripts for all oracle community.


Francisco Munoz Alvarez

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