Craig Thayer

Vice President of Technology, Sazze

Craig Thayer is the Vice President of Technology at Sazze, Inc. Since joining in 2007, he has driven the company's technology strategy, created highly optimized MVC frameworks, facilitated traffic growth of over 1,000%, and built a highly automated infrastructure that supports Sazze's fast-growing e-commerce sites including DealsPlus, ShopLately and more.


The MySQL community has led database innovation with scale out, but issues with downtime and performance still keep many MySQL environments below enterprise-grade status. This session focuses on new technologies to serve mission-critical applications – how to stay “live” during planned and unplanned outages and boost performance with deep SQL analytics.