DBA of the Year

This award is given to an individual who demonstrates their technical ability and superior knowledge of the Oracle database, its options and in particular 12c, and Oracle engineered systems within their organizations. Further, they have implemented successful Oracle projects. Because of their success, commitment and successful implementation of Oracle's products and strategy, Oracle is pleased to honor these people. This award is a true reflection of technical and leadership accomplishments with Oracle solutions.


  • Vast and superior Oracle product knowledge, particularly in the database and Exadata technologies
  • Ability to influence his or her own organization on the merits of Oracle technology
  • Application explains the implementation process and journey that demonstrates how this DBA has used his or her experience and knowledge of the Oracle Database technologies to streamline a process, improve an application, or in some way positively impact a business activity
  • Follows Oracle best practices
  • Willingness and ability to share experience with the Oracle community
  • Submit nomination here: DBA of the Year


  • Award presented during Oracle OpenWorld by a senior Oracle executive
  • A personally engraved Oracle DBA of the Year trophy and personal certificate
  • Consideration for placement on Oracle.com
  • Consideration for placement in Oracle Magazine at a later date
  • Oracle award logo for winner's use


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