Aleks is a seasoned engineer who has worked with Internet companies to run their databases since the last century.
He believes that the database infrastructure has to be a reliable partner supporting the users creative ideas. He tolerates no downtime, no toil and no poor performance.
He has already helped Dropbox, and Box to effectively run MySQL at scale of tens of thousands instances. He was an early Percona employee where he became known as the data recovery expert and authored an open-source data recovery toolkit.
His recent areas of expertise include Terraform, Python development, and automation.