Michelle Malcher is the DBA Team Lead at DRW Holdings in Chicago with several years’ experience in database development, design and administration. She has expertise in security, performance tuning, data modelling and database architecture of very large database environments.
As a representative on the Oracle Security Customer Advisor Council for the Independent Oracle User Group (IOUG), she provides feedback and recommendations to Oracle regarding security products and practices. When she is not applying CPU patches or securing her own company’s databases, she writes articles and gives presentations on security and compliance topics as well as other database administrative areas such as RAC, ASM and recovery. She is also a contributing author for the IOUG Best Practices Tip Booklet. She has been very involved in the IOUG, serving on the Board of Directors and working on providing networking and education opportunities through the Special Interest Groups (SIGs).