||Mobil Corporation's European refineries
||(in Princeton) for Germany, France & U.K.
||Implement PROMIS system at three European
||1991 - 1992
||Develop PROMIS for Europe by migrating PROMIS
architecture as developed for Mobil US, Mobil Australia, Mobil Japan &
Systems Analyst for Mobil R&D on implications
of switching from Oracle on VAX to Unix and user interface from Windows
(Was chosen for this role from my
experience at N.Z. Synfuel in leading a team
for process monitoring on small IBM mainframe)
- Participated in strategic planning session
in Hamburg to identify legacy systems to be migrated onto "PROMIS".
- Identified "middle-ware" customization and
performance challenges in switching platforms.
- Secured agreement from Mobil Europe on path
to all-IBM system by running existing Windows NT desktop interface
under OS/2, and porting Oracle to AIX on IBM RS/6000
- Took advantage of AIX ability to
dynamically re-allocate disk storage without shut-down, for a true
24 * 7 system
- Set development priorities in achieving
20,000 pts/minute upload to Oracle from "PI" data system by OSI,
also doing uploads from LIMS and business data systems.
- Completed master-plan for architecture in
USA. Site-based teams then implemented at the refineries
dealing with their specific legacy data and systems issues.