Raj Thukral

Personal information

First name
Raj
Last name
Thukral
Company
The Pythian Group
Job title
Senior Consultant
Speaker Biography

Raj is a Consulting DBA with both, a Systems Administration as well as a Development background, which provides a good grip of the fundamentals of any system and allows him to see the big picture. He gained exposure to a number of high-volume, high availability systems through his job as DBA and team lead at the Pythian group, where he was one of the first MySQL DBAs hired 8 years go. Maintaining and tuning those systems gave him the experience to see what works and what doesn't in the field. He is currently consulting with a number of companies to help develop highly available, high-concurrency architectures based on Oracle and MySQL. With a number of successes under his belt with the Web2.0, Media, Telecom, Airline and Healthcare industries, he is well-qualified to address any performance and scaling challenge.

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