Tim Goodaire

Database Engineer, Dyn

Tim Goodaire is a Senior Database Engineer at Dyn. His work focuses on automation, monitoring, and generally improving the stability of Dyn's database ecosystem. Prior to joining Dyn, Tim worked at Afilias where he was responsible for the operation of various registry databases and replication systems. With over a decade supporting high profile Internet services, Tim brings an experienced and mature perspective to database.


“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]