About the Author
Before joining Percona, Matt worked at MySQL and Sun Microsystems as a Solution Architect, helping to build architectures for Fortune 500 and top Alexa-rated companies. Since the mid-'90s, he has worked with relational databases as a DBA, system administrator, and all around techie. During his career as a DBA, Matt has designed and supported massive database deployments that ran on MySQL, Oracle, DB2, SQL Server, Sybase, Postgres, and the AS/400.
Matt has a passion for performance and spends his free time doing things like benchmarking, finding outside-the-box solutions for today's performance challenges and trying to make things just go faster.