Boris Oblak, the head of research at Abakus plus, is in charge of the IT research department since 1992. He graduated in 1987 from Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at University of Maribor. He started working with Oracle database at version 5. He and his colleague were successful in porting Oracle database 7.1.5 to linux in 1996. At the time Oracle had not yet supported the operating system. With version 8 linux became an officially supported platform for the Oracle database. Since then Oracle uses linux as their primary development platform and focused their efforts into administration and optimization of their database. Boris is also a co-author of the Flight Information System application that is used at the „Jože Pučnik Airport“, which is the biggest airport in Slovenia. He is the main author of the Arbiter, which is an application for audit trail management. In the year 2004 he became Oracle Certified Professional DBA.