Started up as a software developer in 1997 working on new and modifying existing client-server
products, initially for governmental, then for commercial customers. At about that time, gained
an insight into databases. In 2002, joined Firebird, an open-source DBMS development project.
Since 2005, has been acting as coordinator and release manager for the project. Current areas of
specialization are C++, cross-platform development, high-load systems and SQL query