Ovais Tariq works as a Senior Consultant for Percona. Before joining Percona, he worked for different types of companies ranging from a startup to a big media organization.
He has extensive experience in developing MySQL-based applications and managing MySQL deployments. He has worked in different roles, including that of a software engineer, development manager, dba and consultant. His particular fields of interest include high-performance systems, designing database/application architectures, high availability and fixing bottlenecks.
When not working, Ovais enjoys working on some opensource project or spending time with family and friends. He can also be found playing cricket from time to time.