Raghavendra Prabhu joined Percona in October 2011. Before joining, he worked at Yahoo! SDC at Bangalore for 3 years as Systems Engineer, primarily dealing with databases (MySQL).
Raghavendra's main interests include databases and operating systems, specifically 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.
Currently Raghavendra lives in Bangalore, India. In his spare time, he likes reading books on his kindle dx, playing games over PC and rest of the time spending time over irc.
Marcos Albe has been doing web development for over ten years, providing solutions for various media and technology companies of different sizes. He is now a member of the Percona Support Team.
Born and raised in the city of Montevideo, Uruguay, he became passionate about computers at the age of 11, when he got a 25Mhz i386-SX. Some ten years later, he became one of the pioneers in telecommuting in Uruguay while leading the IT efforts for the second largest newspaper in the country.
Marcos also has a passion for teaching. As the first Zend Certified Engineer in Uruguay, he provided PHP training for several companies, and he also gave free workshops to public college students. His motto is: Teaching is the best way to learn.
At the age of 32, he became a father and husband, which has made him truly happy. He is planning to move to a more quiet town to raise his toddler.