About the Authors
Peter joined Percona in December, 2013 as the director of the development group that produces Percona Server, Percona XtraDB, and Percona XtraBackup.
An industry veteran with more than 20 years of experience, Peter has co-founded two successful startups, architected products from the ground up, and managed numerous software development teams around the globe. Before joining Percona, Peter managed teams working on NetIQ's systems performance and availability monitoring products.
Peter holds a degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Duke University. He currently lives in Northampton, MA with his wife and daughter.
Taco Scargo, an experienced solution engineer, is known for helping, educating, and supporting customers as they develop their strategic distributed infrastructure solutions.
Currently working as a Senior Solution Engineer for Mesosphere in EMEA, Taco is widely known for his passionate talks. While his speaking engagements have taken him around the world, Taco is proud to call The Netherlands home.