About the Author
Matthew joined Percona in the fall of 2012 as a MySQL consultant. His areas of knowledge include the traditional Linux/Apache/MySQL/PHP stack, memcached, MySQL Cluster, massive sharding topologies, PHP development and a bit of MySQL-C-API development. Previously, Matthew was a DBA for the 5th largest MySQL installation at eBay/PayPal and also hails from managed hosting environments.
During his off-hours, Matthew is a nationally ranked, competitive West Coast Swing dancer and travels to competitions around the US. He enjoys working out, camping, biking and playing MMOs with his son.