Percona Live: Open Source Database Performance Conference - Amsterdam 2016 Logo

October 3-5, 2016

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Tom Krouper


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Tom Krouper

Sr. Database Infrastructure Engineer - MySQL, GitHub


Biography:

Tom has been working with MySQL since 2003. He started working with MySQL as a PHP developer. He briefly moved over to systems administration where he was responsible for Apache and MySQL servers. His desire to learn more about databases moved him into a role as a DBA and he's happily filled that role at several companies. He is currently working at GitHub helping automate and expand their existing architecture. He's previously worked for Box, Twitter, & Booking.com.


Sessions

5 October 11:20 AM - 12:10 PM at Matterhorn 2
gh-ost is a new tool by GitHub which changes the paradigm of MySQL online schema changes, designed to overcome today's limitations and difficulties in online migrations.