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.

C/C++ | 2010-03-26

Holy Google Summer of Code, Batman

So, last year, Drizzle participated in the Google Summer of Code under the MySQL project organization. We had four excellent student submissions and myself, Monty Taylor, Eric Day and Stewart […]

C/C++ | 2010-03-17

Understanding Drizzle’s Transaction Log

Today I pushed up the initial patch which adds XA support to Drizzle’s transaction log. So, to give myself a bit of a rest from coding, I’m going to blog […]

All | 2010-03-14

Is Anyone Else Looking Forward To…

…the new Clash of the Titans movie, coming out soon? I loved the original back in 1981. Can’t wait to see this one. 🙂 I would have linked to the […]

All | 2010-03-14

O’Gara Cloud Computing Article Off Base

Maureen O’Gara, self-described as “the most read technology reporter for the past 20 years”, has written an article about Drizzle at Rackspace for one of Sys-con’s online zines called Cloud […]

Drizzle | 2010-03-11

A Follow Up on the SQL Puzzle

Or…What the Heck is Wrong with CREATE TABLE IF NOT EXISTS … SELECT? So, earlier this week, I blogged about an SQL puzzle that had come up in my current […]

All | 2010-03-08

An SQL Puzzle?

Dear Lazy Web, What should the result of the SELECT be below? Assume InnoDB for all storage engines. CREATE TABLE t1 (a INT, b INT); INSERT INTO t1 VALUES (1,1),(1,2); […]

C/C++ | 2010-03-08

Happiness is a Warm Cloud

Although a few folks knew about where I and many of the Sun Drizzle team had ended up, we’ve waited until today to “officially” tell folks what’s up. We — […]