Dr. Charles A Bell is a Senior Software Engineer at Oracle. He is
currently the lead developer for backup and a member of the MySQL
Backup and Replication team. He lives in a small town in rural
Virginia with his loving wife. He received his Doctor of Philosophy in
Engineering from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2005. His
research interests include database systems, versioning systems,
semantic web, and agile software development.
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