Speaker: Aurimas Mikalauskas


Percona principal consultant focused on high performance MySQL and full text search.

Aurimas began using MySQL for various demanding web projects in 1999, while working as a system administrator. In 2002, he moved to a dedicated server hosting startup to work as a performance engineer - performance optimization service was key to this company's success. Years later, in 2007 he joined a MySQL consulting company Percona where he has been working as a MySQL performance consultant ever since.

During his career, both as a system administrator and as performance engineer, Aurimas got familiar with many different technologies by using them in different contexts. He always knows the right tools for the task. In addition to MySQL performance optimization, his key areas of expertise include: MySQL High Availability, full text search, content caching techniques, and MySQL data recovery.