Trond Norbye

Trond Norbye
Senior Engineer, Sun Microsystems

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Trond Norbye is a senior engineer at Sun Microsystems, working in the Database Group (DBG). Trond is a developer in the memcached community, and was responsible for integrating memcached in Solaris. Trond participated actively in the documentation and implementation of the binary protocol in the memcached server and libmemcached. He is also one of the authors of the upcoming storage engine interface in memcached.

Trond has previously done kernel development on the High Availability Database (HADB), converting the transaction controller to a multi-threaded architecture.

In his spare time Trond likes to contribute to open-source projects. He has been fixing compile and runtime-problems on Drizzle, Memcached UDF for MySQL, and he is the project lead on the open-source code search engine OpenGrok.


Web 2.0, Ajax, and Emerging Technologies
Location: Ballroom D Level: Intermediate
Trond Norbye (Sun Microsystems)
memcached is a key ingredient in any major Web 2.0 site to offload the database by handling the read-load. The introduction of Flash memory and SSD in commodity hardware, opens new possibilities for a hybrid cache with a better price/performance. Read more.

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