Jaime Crespo

Sr Database Administrator, Wikimedia Foundation

Jaime works as the senior database administrator for the non-profit organization Wikimedia Foundation, host of Wikipedia and other similar open knowledge projects. His main topics of interest are MySQL query optimization and architectures for high availability. He is a former MySQL A.B./Sun Microsystems/Oracle/Percona instructor and consultant, and has also worked as an independent MySQL consultant at DBAhire.com.


Last year I presented some of the changes in the MySQL 5.6 Optimizer that made the latest version of MySQL faster for those developers that knew how to take advantage of them, and also reviewed some of the more traditional and basic techniques on how to improve the performance of your applications (http://www.percona.com/live/london-2013/sessions/query-optimization-mysql-56-old-and-new-tricks... [read more]