Frédéric is an experienced Open Source consultant with expertise in infrastructure projects as well in development tracks and database administration. Frédéric is a believer of devops culture.
Alexander has over 10 years industry experience with the MySQL database and related technologies. His specialties are performance tuning, full text search, high availability, reporting, database infrastructure scale-outs and datawarehouses. He has helped many MySQL customers design extremely high performance databases with optimized schema and queries.
Peter joined the European consulting team in May 2012. Before joining Percona, among many other things, he worked at Sun Microsystems, specialized there in performance tuning and was a DBA at Hungary's largest social networking site. He also taught many Oracle University MySQL courses. He has been using and working with open source software from early 2000s. Peter's first and foremost professional interest is performance tuning.
He currently lives in Budapest, Hungary with his wife and son.
Fernando works as Senior Consultant at Percona. Prior to joining the company, he worked as a contractor for several financial services institutions, telcos, and smaller technology providers. During that period, he acquired experience managing different UNIX type systems, developing or improving fault tolerant software, and managing small teams of technically skilled people.
He lives with his family in Montevideo, Uruguay. When not working, he enjoys family life, music and coffee.
Liz joined Percona after spending 5 years as a performance consultant for a University research lab in Belgium. During this time, she spent most of her days measuring and trying to reduce the impact of virtualized environments all across the software stack. Optimizing software became something of an obsession, and MySQL found its special place in her heart soon after.
Yves is a Principal Consultant at Percona, specializing in MySQL High-Availability and scaling solutions. Prior to joining Percona in 2009, he worked as a senior consultant for MySQL AB and Sun Microsystems, assisting customers across North America with NDB Cluster and Heartbeat/DRBD technologies.
Yves holds a Ph.D. in Experimental Physics from Université de Sherbrooke. He lives in Québec, Canada with his wife and three daughters.
Michael joined Percona as a Consultant in 2012 after having worked with high volume stock photography websites and email service provider platforms. WIth a foundation in Systems Administration, Michael enjoys working with SAN technologies and high availability solutions.
Haidong Ji has worked in many industries: manufacturing, consulting, training, and financial trading. He is experienced with MySQL and SQL Server, and have worked with Oracle and Vertica as well. He is a fan of scripting and automation.