Kentoku SHIBA, CEO Spiral Arms., LLC, also Spider Storage Engine Developer.
His main works are creating and improving Spider Storage Engine for database sharding, Vertical Partitioning Storage Engine for the column base table partitioning. And also he is a developer of " Mroonga Storage Engine" for full-text searching especially for CJK languages.
He has experience interacting with the MySQL/MariaDB RDBMS as a developer, administrator, and some time he does application developer over 15 years. He has deployed MySQL/MariaDB in a variety of different environments, including corporate intranets, high-traffic, big data web sites,
mission-critical applications, and is a vocal advocate of MySQL/MariaDB in his role as a software consultant. All his experiences have got involved to focus on developing his Spider Storage Engine. Recently, his storage engine Spider and a lot of his patches have bundle on MariaDB, he has focused on working both MariaDB and MySQL.