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Percona Welcomes Morgan Tocker and Matt Yonkovit

 | July 13, 2009 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements


The Percona team has kept on expanding. We are very pleased to announce the addition of Morgan Tocker and Matt Yonkovit!

Morgan has been with us for a while. Before joining Percona, Morgan worked as a Technical Instructor for MySQL (and then Sun Microsystems) in Canada where he taught courses on High Availability, Performance Tuning and Database Administration. He has also previously worked in the MySQL Support Team, and provided DRBD support. Morgan will be focusing on Percona’s new training initiative.

Matt, a.k.a. Big DBA Head, has been working with relational databases since the mid 1990’s as a DBA, System Administrator, and all around techie. Before joining Percona, Matt worked at MySQL and Sun Microsystems as a Solution Architect helping to build architectures for Fortune 500 and Top Alexa rated companies. Matt is the co-founder of the Waffle Grid Project and specializes in cluster, high availability, migrations, and benchmarking. He will be a valuable member of both our consulting and development teams.

Morgan and Matt, a big welcome! we are fortunate indeed that you’re working with us.

Ryan Lowe

Ryan was a principal consultant and team manager at Percona until July 2014. He has experience with many database technologies in industries such as health care, telecommunications, and social networking.

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