Apr 15, 2010
 MySQL UC 2010 Santa Clara, California,
  Matt Yonkovit, Yves Trudeau

Choosing the Right Tools for the Job SQL or NOSQL



About the Authors

Matt Yonkovit

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.
 

Yves Trudeau

Yves is a Principal Consultant at Percona, specializing in MySQL High-Availability and scaling solutions. Prior to joining Percona in 2009, he worked as a senior consultant for MySQL AB and Sun Microsystems, assisting customers across North America with NDB Cluster and Heartbeat/DRBD technologies. Yves holds a Ph.D. in Experimental Physics from Université de Sherbrooke. He lives in Québec, Canada with his wife and three daughters.