After completing his studies in computer science at the Vienna University of Technology, Alexander Pikhard initially worked as a university assistant at the TU Vienna. After that, he changed to the consulting sector, where he worked for several years as a consultant, project manager and finally as a trainer. Experience with Oracle since version 4, in-depth from version 7. Special knowledge also in the area of web and application servers, enterprise identity management and grid control. Since 2006 he has been working at Trivadis as a senior consultant in the entire Oracle environment and as a speaker with a focus on Oracle New Features, Performance Tuning and Oracle WebLogic Server.