Mike Limon

Mike Limon
Lead DBA, Twitter, Inc.

Website | @mikelimondba

Mike is the technical lead of the MySQL team in the Operations department at Twitter. The team is responsible for both day-to-day operations and long term architecture and planning. Previously, Mike has worked on MySQL Operations at Friendster and FriendFinder, run a small LAMP e-commerce development firm, printed t-shirts, and run a non-profit performance venue. Mike lives in San Francisco with his two cats — both of whom are named Craig, if only to illustrate a common failure when using natural primary keys.


What's it like to be the "MySQL guy" at one of the internet's fastest growing services? Mike explains some of the many hats a "DBA" has to wear at a company going thru rapid growth.
  • EnterpriseDB
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Clustrix
  • Continuent
  • Facebook
  • HTI Consultoria e Tecnologia
  • Monty Program
  • Percona
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • Schooner Information Technology
  • SkySQL
  • Xeround

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