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I have been an actor/performer and handyman prior to learning programming beginning around 1998. I have a missus and 2 chilluns. And I make great spaghetti
Ruusvuu's Killer Spaghetti! Thanks for letting me join PLUG. I am also a member of PLUG - Phoenix LUG, which has just been on a tirade of mormon-bashing and I am quite tired of it.
Ryan Simpkins began using GNU/Linux in critical production environments in 1998. He is currently a Principal Linux System Administrator and Team Lead working with 15,000+ production Linux servers, 6+ petabytes of storage, and a growing multi-site global datacenter infrastructure. Currently the system he administers receives more than 11 billion front-end transactions daily. Ryan also administers one of the ten largest MySQL installations in the world handling over 440 billion queries daily.
Taking an active role in his community, Ryan serves as president of the Provo Linux Users Group (serving over 400 members). He is also the System Administrator for the Foundation for Children and Youth with Diabetes, a cause he believes deeply in. Additionally, Ryan works as an open source business consultant donating his time to various start ups and small companies worldwide, ensuring the success of the Open Source ecosystem. Ryan also maintains several small GPLd projects, the Utah Radio & Scanner Group, six kids, a wife, and a home.
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Extensive technology experience including systems analysis & design, computer architecture, networking and relational database technologies. Extensive Unix (Sun, HP, IBM, Linux) and Windows development and administration experience. Experience as technology lead and innovator for business success. Multiple business sector experience. Extensive Oracle RDBMS design and development experience versions 5.2 - 10g.
I work full-time as a Network Engineer for the iProvo Fiber-to-the-home project. I am also a part-time student at BYU working on an M.S. in Information Technology. I am also the president of Timmerman Group LLC (http://timmermangroup.com), which provides IT consulting related to FTTx deployments of IPTV, VOIP, and Data services as well as web design and hosting services. Timmerman Group LLC also provides discount home theater sales and design services (http://hometheaterutah.com).