Axel is a commercial user of MySQL since 1999 when he was webadmin and DBA for jobpilot.de. 2005 he changed sides and worked as a developer and support engineer for MySQL AB, Sun Microsystems and later Oracle. Axel joined MariaDB Services AB in 2012 and is now responsible for benchmarks and performance analysis.
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Bryan joined MariaDB in May 2009 after over 5 years at MySQL AB and Sun Microsystems. He is a core developer of Eventum, an open source issue tracking system. Bryan is responsible for all web related projects at MariaDB with a focus on the MariaDB Knowledge Base.
Camilla has worked with MySQL/MariaDB since 2002. Her main responsibilities are external reporting to authorities as well as internal reporting to the Management. Ensuring prompt payments to the
assets of the company, the consultants and employees is also on the top of the list of responsibilities.
Colin Charles works on MariaDB at SkySQL. He lives in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and had worked at MySQL since 2005. Before joining MySQL, he worked actively on the Fedora and OpenOffice.org projects. He's spoken at many conferences - multiple LinuxCon's (N. America, Europe, Japan), O'Reilly Velocity, linux.conf.au, The MySQL Conference & Expo, foss.in, to name a few.
Daniel joined MariaDB in June 2009. He has many years of experience in system administration and technical writing and has been using Linux since 1997. Daniel is a regular contributor to the Linux Journal and has been published in several other magazines, including Linux Pro, Ubuntu User, and Tux.
Elena has worked on the MySQL/MariaDB codebase since early 2008. She is in charge of QA and testing.
Igor has worked on the MySQL/MariaDB code base since 2002. He is a MySQL & MariaDB Architect. He knows the optimizer better than anyone else.
Ivan joined MySQL in 2005 and led the European Pre-Sales team for the Software Infrastructure Group at Sun Microsystems. As SkySQL's CTO, he is responsible for the vision of the company and the evolution of new database solutions and services including MariaDB Enterprise.
Jani has worked on the MySQL/MariaDB codebase since 1998. Does both coding and machine maintenence. He is the author of autopush, and 'analyze table'. Responsible for client code.
Kristian has been working with Open Source since around 1991, authoring and contributing to many different projects. He worked as a MySQL server developer for 2 1/2 years, and for the past two years he has been working on MariaDB as a developer.
Monty has worked on the MySQL/MariaDB codebase since 1981. At least 60% of the MySQL code is still his. He is a MySQL Fellow and is the founder and CEO of Monty Program Ab and the creator of MariaDB.
Sanja has worked on the MySQL/MariaDB codebase since 2001. He is a Senior MariaDB developer. Sanja is the author of query cache, the first implementation of subqueries and views in MySQL.
Rasmus has worked with MariaDB since 2010 and was appointed VP Engineering in 2013. As such, he takes overall responsibility for the architecting and development of MariaDB Server, MariaDB Galera Cluster and MariaDB Enterprise.
Sergei has worked on the MySQL/MariaDB codebase since 2000. He is a MySQL & MariaDB Architect and is the creator of MySQL plugins, microseconds, Aria, and more. Sergei is the co-author of the MySQL 5.1 Plugin Development book.
Sergey has worked on the MySQL/MariaDB codebase since 2003. He works on the query optimizer. He implemented the Table Elimination
feature in MariaDB 5.1. Prior to working for MariaDB, Sergey worked at Sun Microsystems/MySQL Ab where he implemented features like partition pruning, index_merge access, index condition pushdown, Multi-Range-Read and has made numerous smaller improvements mainly in the area of the query optimizer.
Timour has worked on the MySQL/MariaDB optimizer since 2004. Some of the projects he implemented are a greedy query optimizer and
subquery materialization. He also worked on re-engineering and other optimizer projects. Before joining MySQL, he received a Ph.D. in database technology from Uppsala University, Sweden. During his studies he contributed code to the federated query optimizer of IBM's DB2.
Vladislav has worked on the MySQL/MariaDB codebase since 2008. Prior to joining MySQL AB he worked on the database kernel for Software AG's Adabas and Tamino databases, and the SAP Netweaver application server kernel. He is also knows a lot about MySQL/MariaDB connectors - while working for MySQL Ab/Sun/Oracle he spent a year on the Connector team, working on the ADO.NET driver.