Tom Krouper

Staff Database Engineer, Box, Inc.

Tom's been working with MySQL for the past 10 years. He started working with MySQL as a developer and quickly moved over to systems administration and then database administration. He is currently a Staff Database Engineer with Box, Inc. He's previously worked for Twitter &


Ever wonder how your tweets are managed and stored? The @TwitterDBA Team will give you some insight in this high level overview of MySQL usage at Twitter. We will talk about both the large scale and small scale clusters and some of the unique situations that we face. This short presentation will be followed by a Q&A Panel with a number of the Twitter DBA's.