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Barry Perlman

Tel: 617 492 2779 (617 HyBarry)

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Creation of new high-quality software technologies as a consultant.





2008-2012: Tokutek, Inc. - Consultant

Development of MySQL database storage engine, including design and implementation of:




1997-2002: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratory (MERL) - Consultant


1993-1997: Thinking Machines Corporation - Consultant


1992-1993: Open Software Foundation (OSF)- Consultant


1986-1991: Apollo Computer, Inc. (Division of Hewlett-Packard) - Consultant


1984-1985: Tau Tron, Inc. (Division of General Signal) - Consultant


1981-1983: Modicon division of Gould, Inc. - Development Manager

(Manufacturer of specialized processors for real-time industrial machine control.)


1979-1981: Tau Tron, Inc. - Senior Project Engineer


1977-1979: Modicon division of Gould, Inc. - Software Engineer


1976-1977: Wang Laboratories, Inc. - Programmer



Harvard University Extension School

Courses in C++, Object Oriented Systems, Unix, Internet Architecture, XML 1991-2005

Boston University

M.Sc. in Computer Engineering, May 1983

Certificate in Applied Project Management, 2006

State University of New York at Stony Brook

B.S. in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science (double major), May 1978



Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Professional advisor ("Master") for course "Performance Engineering of Software Systems" (6.172), MITPOSSE program

Harvard University Extension School: Teaching Fellow for courses "Unix Systems Programming", "Computer Protocols and Internet Architecture"