The CloudWays blog has posted their latest in their series of interview with members of the PHP community. In their latest they talk with Ligaya Turmelle about PHP Women, Oracle, MySQL and php[tek].
Ligaya Turmelle is a MySQL support engineer at Oracle and a co-founder of PHPwomen. She has also attended Oracle conferences as a speaker. In this interview, she shares her experience as a speaker and has also offered her advice on creating a schema of a database and deploying it.
In the rest of the interview Ligaya answers questions about:
- When and why she made the switch from PHP to database developer
- Some of her advice as a speaker to those wanting to speak
- What some of her key roles are at Oracle working with MySQL
- Suggestions for optimizing databases and preventing them from becoming "resource hogs"
Be sure to check out the full interview for her answers to these and other questions.