Laine Campbell is AVP of Pythian’s open-source database practice, former CEO and co-founder of Blackbird, and a founder of PalominoDB. Laine has been an Oracle, MySQL and Cassandra DBA architect and designer for 11 years with such organizations as Obama for America, Travelocity, Zappos, Chegg, LiveJournal, Disney Mobile, and Adobe. Laine is also an open-source proponent, and advocate for bringing technology, job opportunities, and privileges to underserved populations.
Laine is co-author of O’Reilly Media’s Databases at Scale. Learn more. http://oreil.ly/1GbWE1y
1:30pm–3:00pm Wednesday, 05/27/2015
Location: Ballroom AB
Operational visibility is more than simply monitoring and graphing. In this tutorial, we will discuss theory and execution of this key pillar of operational excellence, from business requirements to user story to collection, analysis, storage, and visualization.
Additionally, we will be sharing our easily-deployed, open source OpsViz stack, available for AWS CloudFormation, accessible by GitHub.
5:05pm–5:45pm Thursday, 05/28/2015
IT is undergoing a revolution, and database administration is no exception. As Ops teams evolve into reliability engineers, developers and traditional systems administrators find themselves diving into the world of the DBA. In this session, we take the model of site reliability engineering and guide you through the components of the craft of DB architecture/operations in that context.
10:55am–11:10am Friday, 05/29/2015
Location: Mission City Ballroom
As technology jobs become increasingly hard to fill, the average starting salary for an engineer in the Valley is more than the median family income in the US in many demographics. Laine will discuss how to build your organization to embrace a culture and process that drive diversity in recruiting, hiring, and retention.