Jun 17, 2013
 Percona MySQL University Portland 2013
  Vadim Tkachenko

Over years Percona Helped more than 1,800 customers to be more successful with MySQL. In this session Percona CTO Vadim Tkachenko will provide the overview of the Open Source software Percona has created over the the years - Percona Server, Percona Xtrabackup, Percona Toolkit, Percona XtraDB Cluster as well as other services that Percona can offer to maximize your success with MySQL.



About the Author

Vadim Tkachenko

Vadim Tkachenko co-founded Percona in 2006 and serves as its Chief Technology Officer. He leads Percona CTO Labs, which focuses on technology research and performance evaluations of Percona and third-party products, designing hardware, filesystems, storage engines, and databases that surpass the standard performance and functionality scenario benchmarks. Under his supervision, Percona has developed and shipped Percona Server for MySQL, Percona XtraBackup, Percona XtraDB Cluster, Percona Server for MongoDB. Vadim’s expertise in LAMP performance and multi-threaded programming help optimize MySQL and InnoDB internals to take full advantage of modern hardware. Oracle Corporation and its predecessors have incorporated Vadim’s source code patches into the mainstream MySQL and InnoDB products. Prior to joining Percona, Vadim served as Performance Engineer at MySQL AB as well as founded a web development company in his native Ukraine. He also spent two years in the High-Performance Group within the official MySQL support team. In addition, Vadim has also co-authored the book High-Performance MySQL: Optimization, Backups, and Replication, 3rd Edition. Vadim received a BS in Economics and an MS in Computer Science from the National Technical University of Ukraine, and lives in North Carolina with his wife and two children.