Pythian adds another Certified MySQL Cluster DBA

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The Pythian Group added another feather to its cap today. Our Nicklas Westerlund passed his MySQL Cluster DBA Certification exam, making him part of an elite group of 57 MySQL Cluster Certified DBAs worldwide, and now two here at Pythian, the other being Augusto Bott. We have a wealth of hands-on experience setting up and maintaining the MySQL Cluster. Nick’s and Augusto’s certified creds make them our go-to guys for MySQL Clustering.

Congratulations, Nick!

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About the Author

Raj has been managing and guiding highly effective teams for over 20 years. Raj combines strong leadership skills with a deeply technical background in IT consulting to bring tailored and efficient technology solutions to Pythian. Additionally, his focus on data security has helped Pythian meet and often exceed client and regulatory requirements. Prior to joining Pythian in 2003, Raj held various leadership positions with a proven record of success. He has a degree in Industrial Engineering and has worked in multiple IT and engineering fields.

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Awesome news. Congratulations!

Roland Bouman
January 9, 2009 3:11 pm

Hi Augusto and Nicklas,

Congrats on getting the cluster certification!!

kind regards,


Nicklas Westerlund
January 10, 2009 4:25 am

Thanks guys!


Darren Cassar
January 10, 2009 7:12 am

Congratulations Nick,

I am proud to have both you and Augusto (apart from other world class dbas at pythian) working on what used to be my databases back where I used to work a few weeks back.


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Congrats Nick! I’m lagging behind, I guess!

Nicklas Westerlund
January 14, 2009 4:24 pm

Thanks Darren & Sheeri :-)

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