September 1, 2014

About Matthew Boehm

Matthew joined Percona in the fall of 2012 as a MySQL consultant. His areas of knowledge include the traditional Linux/Apache/MySQL/PHP stack, memcached, MySQL Cluster, massive sharding topologies, PHP development and a bit of MySQL-C-API development. Previously, Matthew was a DBA for the 5th largest world-wide MySQL installation at eBay/PayPal and also hails from managed hosting environments.

During his off-hours, Matthew is a nationally ranked, competitive West Coast Swing dancer and travels to competitions around the US. He enjoys working out, camping, biking and playing Guild Wars 2 with his son.

Looking out for max values in integer-based columns in MySQL

Yay! My first blog post! As long as at least 1 person finds it useful, I’ve done my job. Recently, one of my long-term clients was noticing that while their INSERTs were succeeding, a particular column counter was not incrementing. A quick investigation determined the column was of type int(11) and they had reached the […]