Mike came to Percona in 2015 after working for a variety of large corporations running hundreds of MySQL and Percona XTRADB Clusters in production environments. He is skilled in performance tuning, server auditing, high availability, multi data center replication, migration, and other MySQL related activities. Mike holds a B.S. in Computer Science from East Tennessee State University. In his off time, he enjoys Martial Arts and Cave Exploration. He lives in East Tennessee with his wife and he has four children.