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๐Ÿ‘‹ Hi

My name is Guido Iaquinti and I define myself as a curious human, always eager to learn new things.

Professional wise, I'm an engineer with an academic background and experience in high volume/high availability Internet architectures. I'm a technology enthusiast excited about open source software. My passion is to develop, scale, and automate complex systems.

About me

  • ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Italian living in Barcelona (Spain ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ). In the past, I've also lived in Dublin (Ireland), Berlin (Germany), and Auckland (New Zealand).
  • โ›ต Sailor, former member of the national Italian sailing team and a certified sailing instructor. In 2018, I crossed the Atlantic Ocean on a 10 m / 34 ft sailboat.
  • ๐Ÿฅพ In 2018, I completed a solo hiking trip, starting in France and arriving at the end of Spain covering about 730 km / 450 miles in around 20 days.
  • ๐Ÿ”๏ธ In 2019, I climbed Mount Kilimanjaro (5,895 m / 19,341 ft above sea level) via the Lemosho Route.
  • ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ป My working experience spans from little startups to multi-billion dollar companies. Lately, I was lucky enough to be one of the founding members of the technical operations team at Slack.
  • ๐Ÿ’ช I love challenges and throw myself in difficult situations.
  • ๐Ÿ’ก I'm always interested in learning something new (in both tech and non-tech fields).

Public presentations & blogposts

2020

2019

  • Scaling resilient systems - A journey into Slack's database service (KubeCon 2019 - San Diego, USA) (website, slides, video)

  • Strength in Numbers - Slackโ€™s Database Architecture (PerconaLive Europe 2019 - Amsterdam, The Netherlands) (website, slides)

2018

  • Designing and Launching the Next-Generation Database System @ Slack - From Whiteboard to Production (PerconaLive 2018 - Santa Clara, USA) (website, slides)

2017

  • Distributed Teams - Scaling Operations Around the World (DevOpsDays 2017 - Tel Aviv, Israel) (website, slides, video)

Contacts

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  1. ๐Ÿฆ” PostHog provides open-source product analytics that you can self-host.

    TypeScript 8.3k 456

  2. Vitess is a database clustering system for horizontal scaling of MySQL.

    Go 14.3k 1.8k

  3. memcached development tree

    C 11.9k 3.1k

  4. ClickHouseยฎ is a free analytics DBMS for big data

    C++ 24.4k 4.9k

Contribution activity

July 2022

Opened 1 issue in 1 repository
Altinity/clickhouse-operator 1 open
21 contributions in private repositories Jul 1 โ€“ Jul 7

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