About the Authors
Barrett Chambers is a Solutions Engineer with Percona. He has acquired a range of skills as an application support specialist and engineer for SaaS Operations and Delivery for a Fortune 500 company. Barrett has experience with MySQL, Oracle SQL, and MS SQL.
Barrett is a local of North Carolina and is involved in the community through volunteering with programs such as Stop Hunger Now. Barrett also enjoys traveling, playing sports, and visiting local breweries.
At the age of 7, Dimitri received his first computer, since then he has felt addicted to anything with a digital pulse. Dimitri has been active in IT professionally since 2003 in which he took various roles from internal system engineering to consulting.
Prior to joining Percona, Dimitri worked as a Open Source consultant for a leading Open Source software consulting firm in Belgium. During his career, Dimitri became familiar with a broad range of open source solutions and with the devops philosophy. Whenever he's not glued to his computer screen, he enjoys travelling, cultural activities, basketball and the great outdoors. Dimitri is living with his girlfriend in the beautiful city of Ghent, Belgium.