Raghavendra Prabhu works as a Software Engineer in Distributed Systems
team at Yelp. Prior to that he was the Product Lead of Galera-based
Percona XtraDB Cluster (PXC) at Percona. He also works on Xtrabackup
and Percona Server intermittently. He joined Percona in the fall of
2011. Before joining, he worked at Yahoo! SDC, Bangalore for 3 years
as Systems Engineer, primarily dealing with databases (MySQL and Yahoo
Sherpa/PNUTS) and configuration management.
Raghavendra's main interests include databases, virtualization and containers,
distributed systems, operating systems including linux kernel. He also likes to
contribute and has contributed code upstream to several FOSS projects — for
more details on that visit http://wnohang.net/code.
In his spare time, he likes to read books, technical papers/literature, listen
to music, hack on software, nature hiking, and exploring in general while on
vacations. You may also often find him on IRC channels on freenode and/or oftc.
He has spoken previously at PLMCE ('13, '14 and '15), FOSDEM ('13), LinuxConfAu
('14 and '15), Fossetcon ('14), RICON.io ('14), Highload++ ('14) and SCALE 13x ('15). Slides (and details) can be reviewed at
Previous recorded talks:
Presented paper at IEEE conferences:
i) SOMGPU: Self Organizing Maps on a Graphical Processing Unit
for Pattern Classification: Published at IEEE Congress on
Evolutionary Computation (CEC) which was part of IEEE World
Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI) 2008.
ii) GNeuron: Parallel Neural Networks with GPU: Presented at 14th
International IEEE Conference on High Performance Computing
(HiPC) 2007. http://hipc.org/hipc2007/posters/GNeuron.pdf
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