Patrick Galbraith

Patrick Galbraith
Principal Software Engineer, Blue Gecko

Website | @CaptTofu

Patrick Galbraith is a senior systems and database administrator at Blue Gecko. He is the author or two recent books:

“Developing Web Applications with Apache, MySQL, memcached, and Perl” (Wiley)

“Expert PHP and MySQL” (Wiley)

In his “spare time”, he also maintains DBD::mysql, DBD::drizzle, FederatedX storage engine and the Memcached Functions for MySQL. He has just authored “Developing Web Applications using Perl, Memcached, MySQL, and Apache”. Patrick lives up in the sticks of New Hampshire with his wife Ruth and son Kiran as well as his Kubota tractor.

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Sheeri K. Cabral (Mozilla Foundation), Patrick Galbraith (Blue Gecko)
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You don't have to read source code -- understanding how MySQL works can be achieved through the system data. Learn a wide range of topics in this 3-hour tutorial, and leave armed with tons of knowledge about how MySQL 5.0, 5.1 and 6.0 work. You will take home a healthy understanding of performance tuning, storage engines, replication and many tips and tricks to help you be a better DBA. Read more.
Patrick Galbraith (Blue Gecko)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
The memcached Functions for MySQL are User Defined Functions (UDFs) that give you the power to interact with both MySQL and memcached in one place, giving you the ability to have read-through or write-through caching using a number of tricks, all without having to have caching logic in the application. Learn from Patrick Galbraith how to take advantage of these great new UDFs! Read more.

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