Amazon Web Services
Software Engineer, Aurora
May 2016 to September 2018
Palo Alto, CA
Forward Networks, Inc.
Member of Technical Staff
February 2015 to May 2016
Palo Alto, CA
July 2013 to February 2015
March 2012 to July 2013
Senior Software Engineer
September 2009 to March 2012
Mountain View, CA
Senior Software Engineer
September 2008 to September 2009
April 2006 to January 2008
System Administration/Development Consultant (Contract)
January 2003 to March 2005
System Administrator/Developer (Internship)
2000 to 2002
January 2008 to September 2008
Senior Software Engineer, Azure Open Source RDBMS
September 2018 to August 2020
Principal Software Engineer
Fully-managed, high-performance MySQL-compatible relational database. Supports OLTP workloads, designed to offer greater than 99.99% availability. See: https://aws.amazon.com/rds/aurora/ Fully-managed, high-performance MySQL-compatible relational database. Supports OLTP workloads, designed to offer greater than 99.99% availability. See: https://aws.amazon.com/rds/aurora/
Software Engineer, Aurora @ Amazon Web Services Fully-managed, high-performance MySQL-compatible relational database. Supports OLTP workloads, designed to offer greater than 99.99% availability. See: https://aws.amazon.com/rds/aurora/ From May 2016 to September 2018 (2 years 5 months) Palo Alto, CAMember of Technical Staff @ Forward Networks, Inc. Employee #9. Designed and implemented an RPC mechanism, enabling the transition from a monolithic application to multiple services. Investigated, implemented, and automated deployment of the cloud version of the Forward Networks platform to Amazon EC2. Security: implemented support for encryption of data at rest and in transit. On-premise version: designed, implemented, and iterated upon the on-premise version of the company's products. From February 2015 to May 2016 (1 year 4 months) Palo Alto, CASoftware Engineer @ Cloudera Worked on Kudu (currently an Apache Incubator Project, http://getkudu.io), a distributed datastore for fast online analytics workloads.Key projects: group commit for the write-ahead log, basic support for unattended failover between multiple masters. Primary language used: C++ From July 2013 to February 2015 (1 year 8 months) Software Engineer @ Facebook Member of the Data Infrastructure - HStore (HBase and HDFS) team.Evaluated a solution for HDFS NameNode failover. Implement locking for DDL operations in HBase. Reduced latency and improved memory efficiency in HBase through the use of an HBase managed off-heap cache. From March 2012 to July 2013 (1 year 5 months) Senior Software Engineer @ LinkedIn Member of the search, social graph and analytics engineering team (SNA) and distributed data systems (DDS) teams. More about the team and our open source work: http://sna-projects.com/Worked on Project Voldemort, a distributed data store: http://project-voldemort.com/. Key projects: data streaming, online (i.e., no downtime, accepting reads and writes) cluster expansion and partition migration, hinted handoff (queuing and retrying failed writes, with optimization for cross-datacenter WAN link failure scenarios), failure detection and timeout management, monitoring, and more. Helped on-board important use cases, handle production issues, and scale the clusters under extensive growth. Engaged the academic and open source communities (see presentations and publications sections). From September 2009 to March 2012 (2 years 7 months) Mountain View, CASenior Software Engineer @ Proofpoint Worked on the Proofpoint Protection Server (PPS) and Network Content Sentry (NCS) software: industry leading spam detection, email and web security suite. Software development on the core server and OS (Linux) integration. Development in C++, Perl and Java. Extensive use of threading, native sockets and non-blocking I/O.Reduced mail filter agent refresh times (for large rule-sets) by over an order of magnitude. Instrumented the Linux kernel and fixed a semaphore contention issue in eventpoll (see http://tinyurl.com/mvhdqw for a patch).Worked on adoption and deployment of Hadoop: built an initial implementation of HDFS-based event collector. From September 2008 to September 2009 (1 year 1 month) Production Engineer @ Yahoo! Inc Member of the team responsible for operations on 10,000+ machines in Yahoo's Sponsored Search Serving component. Worked on "Project Panama" (next generation sponsored search). Deployment, configuration and monitoring of various (back-end and customer facing) applications that comprised Sponsored Search.Extensive development of automation and monitoring tools/libraries in Perl and Python. Built a cross-datacenter data distribution tool based on the bittornado BitTorrent client/server. From April 2006 to January 2008 (1 year 10 months) System Administration/Development Consultant (Contract) @ BindKey Technologies Built out a build environment using open source tools and libraries. Integrated FlexLM licensing into the product. Created a database-driven web application for license generation and management (for use by sales and AE teams, externally and internally). Development in C++, Perl and UNIX shell. [ BindKey Technologies, a subsidiary of DuPont Photomasks was sold to Toppan in 2005 ] From January 2003 to March 2005 (2 years 3 months) System Administrator/Developer (Internship) @ ActiveBuddy, Inc Created a PXE-boot based automated installer for production Linux servers (starting from scratch), allowing fully unattended installs. Developed a log processing and archiving system. Developed some product features. Development in Perl, UNIX shell and an internally designed language (BuddyScript).[ ActiveBuddy was renamed Conversagent and acquired by Microsoft in 2006 ] From 2000 to 2002 (2 years) Platform Engineer @ SocialMedia.com Worked on ad server backend, which served (in 2008) over hundred million impressions on a daily basis. Initiated and drove the adoption of Hadoop for crawling, log processing and analytics.[SocialMedia was acquired by LivingSocial in 2011] From January 2008 to September 2008 (9 months) Senior Software Engineer, Azure Open Source RDBMS @ Microsoft Azure Open Source Databases (PostgreSQL and MySQL).We're hiring across all levels in Redmond, WA and Sunnyvale, CA:https://lnkd.in/eVV5Kqdhttps://lnkd.in/ePU_efbhttps://lnkd.in/eEznN8ahttps://lnkd.in/eCC4kuD From September 2018 to August 2020 (2 years) Sunnyvale, CaliforniaPrincipal Software Engineer @ Workday Working on the OMS Query team. Looking to hire software engineers with a passion for database engine internals at senior and principal levels.
What company does Alex Feinberg work for?
Alex Feinberg works for Amazon Web Services
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Alex Feinberg is Software Engineer, Aurora
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Alex Feinberg works in the Computer Software industry.
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