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Knoxville, TN

Age: 33

Derek Downey is a DevOps consultant with Pythian and is excited about helping teams work together efficiently and effectively. He is especially interested in automation and tooling to simplify operations of infrastructure on-premise and within cloud/virtualized environments.

Prior to moving into DevOps, Derek was a Principal Consultant for the OpenSource technology group at Pythian, interacting daily with some of the brightest minds in the Relational Database and NoSQL world, as well as researching new technologies and methods for maintaining MySQL environments for the myriad of use-cases required by Pythian's clientele.

Apr
7
answered MySQL replication stopped for over 10 days, will replication work correctly when expire_logs_days=10?
Apr
7
comment Why is MYSQL not starting?
What does the error log indicate?
Apr
7
revised Filter rows on data saved as JSON arrays
added 4 characters in body
Apr
6
answered Filter rows on data saved as JSON arrays
Apr
6
comment MYSQL Created_tmp_disk_tables value increases on almost every query
Hi, and welcome to the site! Could you provide the EXPLAIN and the SHOW CREATE TABLE\G output?
Apr
6
accepted How to improve InnoDB DELETE performance?
Apr
5
comment MySQLWorkbench with MariaDB 10.0 Performance tab not working
Pretty much this. If it checks for specific versions in the code-base, it is reasonable to see where MariaDB version would fail that check.
Mar
22
awarded Good Answer
Mar
12
awarded Yearling
Mar
12
awarded Nice Answer
Mar
11
answered MySQL getting errno: 150 on table creation from Workbench
Mar
9
comment Keywords and reserved words: What's a poor boy to do?
@akuzminksy hah, you posted that comment 3 minutes before I posted my answer. Though I can guarantee I was in the process of writing it for more than 3 minutes.
Mar
8
answered Keywords and reserved words: What's a poor boy to do?
Feb
23
awarded Popular Question
Feb
18
awarded Reviewer
Feb
18
reviewed Close Deploying a Replica Set
Feb
16
reviewed Close Reject Specific Database PostgreSQL User Authentication
Feb
16
reviewed Leave Open Should I expect better performance out of MySQL?
Feb
9
awarded Notable Question
Feb
3
reviewed No Action Needed Unused Indexes Best Practices
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