Tim Chadwick

Principal Engineer, Dyn

Tim Chadwick is the principal engineer of Infrastructure at Dyn. He has been a primary contributor to data oriented businesses and applications at scale for over 15 years. Industries of his focus include manufacturing, higher-ed, media, medical and Internet performance. He has implemented the gamut of database technologies, mostly focused in the open source space. Follow him on twitter @DynData.


“There’s something wrong with the database” is the phrase that is sure to strike some combination of fear, panic, and doubt into the heart of any DBA. This usually triggers a flurry of squinting at graphs, grepping through log files, and arguing with developers and managers about whether the problem is even in the database. One way or another, we make it through another performance... [read more]