Timur has started his career as a Java and Oracle developer. He realized that the development is not his best skill but the performance optimization is. He worked as a Performance Engineer and then Performance Architect for the most of his career, helping customers to achieve their performance requirements with enterprise applications.
Now Timur is a Database Consultant with Pythian and helps Pythian clients to get stability and performance with their Databases and Middleware. He blogs irregularly at http://timurakhmadeev.wordpress.com, @tmmdv and http://www.pythian.com/blog/author/akhmadeev. He is an OakTable member since 2010.