Sarah Novotny

Sarah Novotny
Open Source Communties Program Manager, Google


I’m a founding partner of Blue Gecko. I speak and write about Open Databases / LAMP practice. For 10 years I managed and was a senior administrator in the LAMP group. Blue Gecko does remote administration and management of databases around the world.

I additionally am co-chair for OSCON 2001 and run the Seattle meetup for MySQL and one focused on Opensource technologies and culture.


Sarah Novotny (Google)
Modern web stacks have many different layers that can benefit from caching. From raid card caches, disk caches and CPU caches to database caching, application code caching and rendered page caching there is a lot to consider when optimizing and troubleshooting. Let's investigae what's redundant, what's optimal and where your applications might benefit from a closer look.
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