Oyvind Bakksjo is a senior software engineer, working for Sun Microsystems' Database Technology Group in Trondheim, Norway.
He's currently occupied with development on the Apache Derby database, where he's a committer. Previously, he has been working on the Clustra high-availability database management system. Oyvind likes working with Java in all "sizes", from ME through SE to EE. He is dedicated to parallel algorithms, multi-threaded programming and writing rock-solid code, never willing to sacrifice readability or maintainability.