Percona Live 2017 Open Source Database Conference

April 24 - 27, 2017

Santa Clara, California

Kim Wilkins

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Kim Wilkins

Principal Engineer Databases, Rackspace


Kimberly Wilkins is an ObjectRocket's Principal Engineer/Database Denizen having over 16 years working on various database platforms primarily with Oracle databases and associated products (RAC, Enterprise Manager, Exadata, GoldenGate). She has worked at ObjectRocket by Rackspace for the last 2 years supporting the MongoDB NoSQL practice area helping customers large and small with their MongoDB implementations and problems.Before that she worked on databases and apps for an early online auto auction site, re-architected multiple enterprise environments to Linux, deployed RAC (early and later versions), and worked closely with storage systems. One notable fun project was re-engineering the database and storage infrastructure 6 months before launch for SWTOR- Star Wars The Old Republic MMO game. In her sparsely indexed spare time she enjoys wine, food, and embracing a variety of knowledge from all sources - currently involving Hadoop Spark, and its peripherals. Link to video of Kim presenting on Running MongoDB at Scale for Rackspace :: Solve New York May 7, 2015: Contact Information:, @dba_denizen


24 April - 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM at Ballroom G
MongoDB works well for people, but when it has issues the number one question is "where should I go to solve a problem?" We will be taking people through: -Example Segfaults -Reading of the error logs -Making sense of Server Status and each engines metrics -Understanding currentOp -Explaining how the sharding system works pre and post 3.4 -Ongoing analysis and maintenance... [read more]