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Peter joined Dropbox's database team in February 2016, has a strong interest in automation and performance tuning. Before joining Dropbox, among many other things, he was Principal Architect at Percona, 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. He currently lives in Dublin, Ireland with his wife and son.
Staff Database Engineer, Box, TwinDB
A member of Databases team at Box. Percona alumnus, data recovery expert. Running TwinDB on free time.