Author: jaypipes

Jay is a Principal Open Source Engineer at Amazon Web Services in the Elastic Kubernetes Service team. Prior to AWS, he was a Principal Technical Architect at Mirantis. He works to develop core and ecosystem projects in the OpenStack cloud computing platform community. Before Mirantis, he worked at AT&T, focusing on OpenStack development and operations. Previously, he was a Director of Engineering in HP's Open Source Cloud Services team, a development manager and software engineer at Rackspace Cloud, a software engineer at Sun Microsystems and the North American Community Relations Manager at MySQL. Co-author of Pro MySQL (Apress, 2005), Jay has also written articles for Linux Magazine and regularly assists developers in identifying how to make the most effective use of MySQL and other software. He has given sessions on performance tuning at the MySQL Users Conference, RedHat Summit, NY PHP Conference, ZendCon, php-tek, OSCON, and Ohio LinuxFest, amongst others. He lives in Columbus, Ohio, with his wife, Julie, and his beloved dogs.

All | 2005-01-23

The SEO Myth

I’ve gotten more and more requests recently to help clients with search engine optimization. Most of the time, the request comes in like “hey, can you help XYZ corp get […]

All | 2005-01-04

Welcome Home from London

As if getting stranded in Philadelphia while US Airways sorted out about 1800 passengers from California wasn’t bad enough, I had three voicemails on my phone when I returned from […]