Essay on Application for Graduate School at Texas A&M University

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I realized that to really pursue my interest I needed to go to a top university and worked hard in high school to achieve that aim. I was able to do just that and secured admission to BITS Pilani through the one most competitive engineering entrance exam in the country with a 3% selection ratio with an additional requirement of 80% in physics, chemistry & mathematics. While choosing my specialization I went through the structure of the programs offered and realized that the being a more balanced course the M.Sc.(Tech.) in Information Systems would best match my goals and ambitions.
The multi-disciplinary curriculum at BITS Pilani exposed me to diverse courses ranging from computer science & engineering to economics & management to even
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Through this course I picked up the basics including different types of RAID techniques, storage techniques like DAS, NAS, SAN, I/O techniques, disk scheduling algorithms etc.
After completing my under graduation, I received multiple job options and opted to work for the Oracle India Development Centre, Bangalore as they offered me an opportunity to work in the storage team. I have been working there for the last 14 months i.e. from Oct 2012 and it has been an extremely satisfying experience so far.
I have been developing & enhancing features of software which is responsible for managing & monitoring of storage appliances at datacenters. Oracle has given me an opportunity to work in my area of interest and here I also have gotten the opportunity to work on virtualization based storage technologies like zpool on Solaris, Logical Volume Manager, techniques on how to use available hardware to maximum benefit, and on constructing a system which would facilitate administrators in managing resources.
My work at Oracle has given me practical insights into the world of storage, the industrial standards, the methods and practices and made me realize the importance of the role that storage technology will play in the future. This is the backbone of new
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