Baron Schwartz

Baron Schwartz
Founder / CTO, VividCortex

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Baron is co-founder and CTO of VividCortex, a provider of SaaS database administration tools. He is the lead author of High Performance MySQL and continues to research and publish under the O’Reilly imprint. He has created several open-source software tools, including Maatkit, and has authored features for MySQL and InnoDB. He is an Oracle ACE, and the founder of the worldwide OpenSQL Camp conference series. He holds a degree in Computer Science from the University of Virginia. Baron lives in Charlottesville, Virginia with his family.


Operations, Sutton South
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Baron Schwartz (VividCortex)
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Many people have asked me what they should monitor. Others have shown me a page full of charts and asked what they mean. Why? Because we largely monitor our systems in ways that our tools support. The tail is wagging the dog. Let's think about what our systems do for us and how to monitor them. Current tools are inadequate, so let's talk about how to build better tools. Read more.


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