Today is my first official day with Kickfire. I've spent
most of the day reading up about how the appliance works and
trying to wrap my head around some of the finer details.
My starting role here is essentially as an internal consultant, which means that I'll be the one that gets the MySQL server related questions from the development team. This is going to allow me a chance to really sink my teeth further into the source code and help implement some really cool tech, which has me quite excited.
Later I will be doing some external consulting (sales, implementation, etc) that will allow me to travel a …