RAGHAV VINJAMURI, B.S.E.E., is an IT and system performance architect with more than 20 years of experience in solution development and delivery, system architecture; with multi-faceted experience in engineering and IT roles at companies such as Siemens, Cisco, Verizon and currently Bank of the West. A certified trainer, Vinjamuri teaches advanced high tech courses in orthogonal disciplines of database systems and Linux kernel interfaces to device drivers. He has an extensive background in Linux device drivers and kernel; and shell and C programming, as well as SQL development and tuning. He is passionate about embedded systems and RTOS as well as HA/cluster architecture for high performance analysis and scalability optimization. He has taught at UCSC Extension since 2000.