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David Fetter

David Fetter

Consultant, VP Product Development, Geek Cruises

David Fetter has worked in the San Francisco Bay Area for the past six years in various dotcoms, non-profits and educational institutions including, and the UC Berkeley Extension. He has worked extensively with Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Perl, PHP, PL/SQL, Pl/PgSQL, vi and ErWin on large transaction processing systems, some of them with hundreds of thousands of page views per day, others designed for world-wide use. He has also been called in to solve critical database problems on extremely aggressive schedules, usually with much success.

In his free time, he does ceili dancing, brews beer and mead, rides his bicycle and helps run several organizations for computer professionals including the San Francisco Perl Users' Group and the San Francisco Wireless Users' Group.

Fetter will be speaking on Geekcruises' Linux Lunacy III.

See all sessions presented by David Fetter.