About the Authors
Jay came to Percona in 2011 after working 7 years for Yahoo working in a variety of fields including High Availability architectures, MySQL training, tool building, global server load balancing, multi-datacenter environments, operationalization, and monitoring.
Jay holds a B.S. of Computer Science from Rochester Institute of Technology. He and his wife live with their four children in upstate New York.
As Senior Consultant, Jervin partners with Percona's customers on building reliable and highly performant MySQL infrastructures while also doing other fun stuff like watching cat videos on the internet. Jervin joined Percona in Apr 2010.
Starting as a PHP programmer, Jervin quickly got involved with the LAMP stack. He has worked on several high-traffic sites and a number of specialized web applications; i.e., mobile content distribution. Before joining Percona, Jervin also worked with several hosting companies, providing care for customer hosted services and data on both Linux and Windows.