Ernie joined Percona's consulting team in April 2012, where he is currently a Senior Architect, bringing many years of diverse experience as a generalist systems architect and engineer. He has held almost every technology role
present in the Internet era, from Perl/Java developer to Linux sysadmin, MySQL
DBA to Cisco network engineer, security auditor to IT engineering manager.
He thrives on and excels at taking on those novel challenges which require creative cross-disciplinary solutions.
Prior to joining Percona, Ernie was working heavily with deployment automation and designing infrastructure stacks driven by some of today's leading virtualization platforms. Ernie holds a BS in Mathematics and a BA in Political Science from Arizona State University.