Database Open Source @ Box: The Pros, Pitfalls, and Perils of Managing an Open Source Project
For the last 5 years Box has been launching and managing various open source tools. In these years, there have been many hazards that have been avoided, interesting problems that have been solved, and many benefits provided to Box. We would like to share these stories with the community at large and ensure anyone is prepared to launch their own tools into the open source community.
Database Operations Engineer, Box
Troy is a Database Administrator with Box. He has worked with MySQL for the last 5 years and has hands on experience with all versions from 4.1 to 5.6. Troy has been a DBA for GoDaddy and Box. He is based out of Phoenix, Arizona.
Staff Database Engineer, Box, TwinDB
A member of Databases team at Box. Percona alumnus, data recovery expert. Running TwinDB on free time.