Sean Hull is founder of Heavyweight Internet Group, author, speaker, and advisor with twenty years independent consulting experience. Specializing in scalability of high traffic web applications, at notable firms such as Hollywood Reporter, NBC/iVillage, Zagat, Rent The Runway & ideeli.
Author of "Oracle and Open Source" - O'Reilly, April 2001
Published in DatabaseJournal.com, Oracle Technology Network, NY Oracle User Group, International Oracle User Group SELECT, EFY India and DBA Zine
Fourteen years experience as an independent consultant in all aspects of Database and Unix Systems Administration
Experience with small startups, and fortune 500 companies
Diverse technology background, and exposure
Very strong writing, and client-facing people skills
Experience running small business (accounting, sales, marketing, hiring, management, strategic decision making, managing budget, contract negotiation, project scoping etc)
Experience working with ad-hoc teams
Experience working with geographically distributed teams using skype, email, conferencing, instant messaging, wikis, ticketing systems, software repositories, and web project tracking tools
Webcast: MySQL Upgrades With No Downtime July 27, 2010
In this webcast we'll discuss a two-node MySQL multi-master replication setup. We'll take the audience step-by-step through the process, and then uses MMM (MySQL Multi-master Manager) to manage & automate the process exposing a virtual IP address...
Webcast - DRBD and MySQL - An HA Match Made In Heaven January 19, 2010
DRBD has grown in popularity as an excellent low-cost high availability solution for MySQL. It provides synchronous replication of your data without MySQL having to worry too much about the details. Combined with Linux Heartbeat, and you have automatic...
Webcast - Hands-on: Step-by-step MySQL Clustering Setup August 04, 2009
MySQL's Clustering solution provides some pretty sophisticated functionality. In this webcast we'll take you through getting it up and running on your laptop or single node server, building a sandbox where you can play with the dials and levers and get...
Webcast - MySQL Replication: Audit, Test, & Verify January 22, 2009
In this live online event, Sean Hull (Oracle and Open Source) will talk about why MySQL slaves get out of sync with the master, both in terms of things that happen in the application and in MySQL's implementation of statement-based replication. He'll...