Deploying elastic and highly available database solutions in OpenStack
Ivan is CTO at SkySQL Ab, the MariaDB company. He is a computer science and IT veteran with 30 years of experience in hardware and software development. He started his career at Digital Equipment Corporation, following his passion for the kernel of the PdP 11 machines, RSX and later with VAX/VMS Macro programming, Ethernet and Parallel I/O boards. Entrepreneur since 1988, he set up and managed several IT startups and subsidiaries in Europe. He has been an independent journalist and author of technical books for 15 years. Since the early 90s, he has been Chief Technical Architect and Chief Technical Officer for non IT companies in sectors like telco, manufacturing and retail.
Ivan joined MySQL in 2005 and led the European Pre-Sales team for the Software Infrastructure Group at Sun Microsystems. At SkySQL, he is responsible for the vision of the company and the evolution of new database solutions and services.
I'm involved in the following OpenStack projects: Nova,Swift,Glance,Keystone