Monty Taylor

Monty Taylor
Manager, Automation and Deployment, HP


Monty currently works as a core developer on the Drizzle project for Rackspace. Before Drizzle he was a Senior Consultant for MySQL, Inc and then Sun Microsystems focusing on Clustering and High Availability. Between MySQL Consulting and speaking at conferences, he has been to 5 of the 7 continents (and is always aiming for more)

Before MySQL, Monty started several small companies, none of which were the next Facebook. He is an ardent supporter of Free Software and is actively involved in packaging efforts for Debian and Ubuntu. Monty spends the majority of his non-hacking time as a theatre director and lighting designer. He is an Associate Artist with Seattle based theatre company the Satori Group.


Location: Ballroom H
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 1 rating)
Now that you've decided to use Drizzle for everything, you're going to want to tune it to get the best out of your system. Some of the things you know from MySQL apply, some don't. Let's look at some real numbers and real graphs and see what Drizzle is doing. Read more.
Location: Ballroom D
Tags: drizzle, plugin
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 3 ratings)
Drizzle has a rich plugin system, which means that Drizzle has a rather large set of available plugins which do things. Some of those plugins implement functionality that people have been asking for in the MySQL ecosystem for quite some time - such as LDAP or PAM based authentication, extremely flexible logging and direct use of Memcached. Come see how to actually do these things and more. Read more.
  • 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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