Michael is a JVM engineer at Couchbase. He is the architect and maintainer of the Couchbase Java SDK, one of the first completely reactive database drivers on the JVM. He also authored and maintains the Couchbase Spark Connector. Michael is active in the open source community, a core member of the Netty project, and also contributes to various other projects like RxJava. He regularly attends conferences and Meetups, and is active on Twitter – @daschl.