Jay is a Director of Engineering at Mirantis. He leads a team that develops core and ecosystem projects in the OpenStack community.

Before Mirantis, he worked at AT&T, focusing on OpenStack development and operations. Previously, he was a Director of Engineering in HP's Open Source Cloud Services team, a development manager and software engineer at Rackspace Cloud, a software engineer at Sun Microsystems and the North American Community Relations Manager at MySQL. Co-author of Pro MySQL (Apress, 2005), Jay has also written articles for Linux Magazine and regularly assists developers in identifying how to make the most effective use of MySQL and other software.

He has given sessions on performance tuning at the MySQL Users Conference, RedHat Summit, NY PHP Conference, ZendCon, php-tek, OSCON, and Ohio LinuxFest, amongst others. He lives in Sarasota, Florida, with his wife, Julie, and his beloved dogs.

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Resource providers: custom resource classes for OpenStack Compute (nova)
We propose to provide the ability for an administrator to create a set of special resource classes that indicate atomic resources that can be provided by a generic resource pool. The two first primary examples of these dynamic resource classes are likely to be Ironic "flavors" that describe an atomically-allocated s...
A few things remain on the integration points between the resource tracker and the placement API: * Include generic PCI devices in inventory calls * Track allocations of generic PCI devices
For some reason, nova.image does things differently than nova.volume and nova.network. Instead of nova.compute.manager instantiating a self.image_api object, like it does for self.network_api and self.volume_api, the compute manager calls an obtuse collection of nova.image.glance module calls. This blueprint is aro...
Create parsers for INSERT statements, including mysql extension for multi-value INSERTs
To avoid codesize bloat and minimize compile times, move all implementation out of header files and into implementation source files

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