Colin Charles

Colin Charles

Open source consultant, technical architect, experienced community builder

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A businessman who's big on open source software, Colin Charles currently works at Percona. He is the Chief Evangelist at Percona. He was previously on the founding team of MariaDB Server in 2009, and had worked at MySQL since 2005, and been a MySQL user since 2000. Before joining MySQL, he worked actively on the Fedora and projects. He's well known within open source communities in APAC, and has spoken at many conferences. Find him @bytebot on Twitter.

Areas of Expertise:

  • open source
  • mysql
  • MariaDB Server
  • Percona
  • Linux
  • community
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • training
  • writing


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