Q:  Where are you located?
A:  I live in the St. Louis, MO metro area. 

Q:  Can you perform any work onsite?
A:  If you are located in the St. Louis metro area I can perform limited work onsite. Typically this work would be done during non-business hours.

Q:  How do I communicate with you during the work day?
A:  I communicate with most of my clients via Instant Message (Google Talk, Yahoo! Messenger, AOL Instant Messenger, and MSN Windows Messenger).  I am logged on during the day so this is the fastest way to reach me.  I can also be reached quickly via email and phone.

Q:  What do I need to provide you in order for you to perform your DBA tasks remotely?
A:  All I need is VPN access and users created for me on the OS and database with certain privileges.  I have all the necessary client software in order to perform my database responsibilities.

Q:  Do you have references?
A:  I will happily provide past and present client references upon request.

Q:  Are you available for full-time work?
A:  No.  Please do not contact me for full-time work. 

Q:  Are you available to perform part-time work on an as-needed basis?
A:  Yes.  I can perform work at a hourly rate or a flat fee for specific jobs.  Please contact me for rates or a quote to perform specific work. 

Q:  Will you sign a non-compete clause if you perform work for us?
A:  Yes, as long as performing work for your company does not violate any other non-compete clauses I have already signed for past or existing clients.

If you have any other questions please feel free to email me at joe@oracle-dba-support.com or use the Contact Me tab.