Director of Expert Resources
Ewen joined Percona in early 2008 with many years of systems administration experience. He came to the company immediately after working for Europe's largest clinical analysis laboratory. Prior to that, he worked at several pan-European Internet Service Providers, where he gained a strong background and experience in networking and large-scale hosting services and access. He is very knowledgeable in not only MySQL, but also other databases, enterprise-level networking, and SUN Solaris. He also has extensive experience in MySQL Cluster; he is one of the relatively few existing Certified MySQL 5.1 Cluster Administrators. Among his specialties at Percona are: MySQL performance optimization and auditing, systems administration, and high availability setup and management.
Ewen lives in the Basque country with his wife and two sons. He enjoys just about everything.