Percona Live 2017 Open Source Database Conference

April 24 - 27, 2017

Santa Clara, California

Community Award Ceremony

Community Award Ceremony

 27 April - 9:50 AM - 10:15 AM
Experience level: 
Beginner
Duration: 
Keynote
Tracks:
Business / Case Studies
Topics:
Fundamentals

Description

The MySQL Community Awards initiative is an effort to acknowledge and thank individuals and corporations for their contributions to the MySQL ecosystem. It is a from-the-community, by-the-community and for-the-community effort. Awards are given for Community Contributor, Application, and Corporate Contributor. More information can be found here: http://mysqlawards.org

Speakers

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Emily Slocombe

Senior Database Administrator, SurveyMonkey

Biography:

Emily has recently joined SurveyMonkey as a MySQL DBA, after 4 years of being a Platform DBA at Acquia. Emily has been in tech since 1998 - mostly working in the LAMP stack. She's been at various companies in that time, but only really got interested in MySQL while at Nokia in 2010 supporting their service that ran on Drupal. Emily is located in Portland, Oregon.

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Daniel Nichter

Platform Engineer, Square

Biography:

Daniel has been writing MySQL tools and automation since 2004. In the early years, he created HackMySQL.com where he published some of the first open-source MySQL tools. He also blogged and wrote technical white papers for several years. From 2008 to 2016 he worked at Percona on the most widely-used open-source MySQL toolkit: Percona Toolkit. He also developed other products like the first versions of Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM). At the 2010 MySQL Conference & Expo, he was named the Community Contributor of the Year. Today, he works at Square as a DBA and Platform Engineer developing tooling and automation to manage thousands of MySQL instances.

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