Russell E Glaue
Center for the Application of Information Technologies, Western Illinois University
-- (General) Enterprise Technology Engineer
Responsibility in design, development and modification of complex computer systems and infrastructure in multimedia, internet, web streaming, telecommunications and digital broadcasting applications.
Exercise high level of sound logic and analytical ability where problems are unusual and difficult.
Maintain high-level knowledge in Internet development, computer techniques and infrastructure design.
Positioned as a technology leader in raising awareness, transfering/sharing knowledge, developing interest and understanding and ultimately deploying leading technology.
Trained existing and new employees in all technology necessary to know how to effectivelly perform their job functions in the enterprise.
-- (Software Architecture/Engineering/Development) Enterprise Technology Engineer
Combined Linux Virtual Server and later F5 Networks BigIP with Sun Enterprise Web Server to run Java Web Applications on any OS platform in both local and geo co-located clusters.
Wrote a unique application that created a geo-failover pool strategy for MySQL, to perform a hot-fail from one geo-location to another unpon server, network or NOC failure automatically (see CodePin.org).
Wrote a modular/hack-usable library to more easily help integrate LDAP password verification into a Java application which does not support LDAP natively (see CodePin.org)
Wrote a utility to manage creation, rotation, and distribution of passwords in an enterprise server community collection with tailorable authorization levels using GPG/PGP encryption. (see CodePin.org)
-- (Knowledge/Process Engineering) Enterprise Technology Engineer
- I solved unique application problems with:
A strategy for creating and maintaining a reusable framework for common resources implemented in multiple projects.
A modular and reusable model for phased-in client data set updates, to merge several sources into a single target, implementing an auditable import and merge trail with manual client audit requirements.
Client project interactivity and contribution structure, mostly process, licensing, policy agreements with a base technology implementation.
-- (Security Officer) Enterprise Technology Engineer
- I developed for the organization:
Product Development Lifecycle Model
Client Interaction Lifecycle Model
Content Configuration, Deployment and Management Strategy
Geo Web Cluster Configuration, Deployment and Management Strategy
Technology Budgetary Management Strategy
Currently in-progress developing an Enterprise Test/Build Management System
Currently in-progress developing CodePin.org community site to deliver internally written applications or ideas to an open source community environment.
Work with Internal Auditing to meet the requirements of the Illinois Inspector General.
Audit and clear user accounts records management, client project resources, and internal processes.
Develop, implement and enforce requirements in security procedures and policies to ensure maximum security of deployed technology and organizational infrastruture.
-- IT Manager
Direct and coordinate the duties of the Information Technology Group of up to 18 staff members.
Develop and implement policies, procedures and processes in areas for coordinating staff and technology.
Manage budgetary resources for technology, licenses and warranties of up to a Fiscal Year total of about $500,000
Representative of CAIT in WIU and Government strategic steering committies and project groups.
Took over and improved to successfullness the User Helpdesk guiding a leader I hired and mentored to be the most excellent helpdesk manager.
-- Network & Systems Engineer
Devised a computer and network infrastructure strategy, and implemented it cost effectively for a growing start-up like company into now a major technology leader with co-located NOCs.
Hired and managed an IT team which we deployed the company's first multi-server cluster farm with failover technology strategies eventually implementing even virtual servers today.
Brought in Gigabit Fiber Optic technology after first working with existing legacy technology to create a 10Base5 ring which produced the organization first redundant backbone which operated until I could bring in ATM to replace that legacy ring used for 10Base5 and T1 deployment in a state-wide teleconferencing network, later deploying a Gigabit Ethernet fiber ring.
Created a first, and leader, in a government based organization to run only Unix/Linux and not Microsoft Servers. Proving cost effectiveness and stability can both be achieved when managed properly.
Managed enterprise software applications for various internal services for all aspects of the organization's needs.
-- Audio Media Engineer
Used ProTools HD to record and edit audio for various media.
Created a portable ProTools computer audio station with 8 1/4" analog, 2 SPIF digital inputs with 8 track board.
Recorded and edited various sounds to incorporate into other presentation media.
Recorded and maniplulated human voice recordings to be used as voice overs for cartoon charaters in an interactive ESL multi-media CD-ROM.
Digitally restored and enhanced analog recorded interviews transferring them to CD-ROM for an internationally reserved project Welsh Village Memories.
Operated onsite audio recording of video programming footage for television documentaries.
Assisted Broadcast Engineers in managing the technology for 24x7x365 Direct TV broadcasted channel.
Worked in a small team to research, implement and maintain Avid Mastering Studios for television producers.
CyberNet Communications, Inc.
New York, 1995 to present
Advise organization in technology endeavours and strategies.
Collaborate with clients and other companies on creating technology solutions.
Assist in administering technological infrastructure services internally, as well as with external companies.
Graphic and Commerical Artist
1991 to Current
Produce press ready jobs for POP Display, and general advertisement needs to large promotional pieces
Design and Create web sites and related material, which also includes writing web applications
Create artwork in sizes from table-tent advertisements, to T-shirt designs, to up to 6 foot by 6 foot promotional wall displays
Freelanced over 50 various jobs with over a dozen clients
Knowledge in the entire commercial art process from conception to manufacturing, including all large scale computer printers, and even large 4-color presses; I also have the knowledge and experience in this entire process without the aid of a computer in any step.
Able to satisfy complex marketing and advertising needs on every conceivable medium through my vast knowledge, experience and background
- Network and Systems Engineer
Lake Forest, Illinois, May 1997 to August 1998
http://www.barat.edu - not available, merged with DePaul (http://barat.depaul.edu/)
Lead project in devising a completely new LAN for the entire campus, implementing it with a contractor.
Constructed and administered a SCO UnixWare 7.0 server with a 100GB Mylex Raid system.
Administered all TCP/IP, EtherTalk, and DNS networking including internet services and relations.
Created and administered web based CGI applications, services, and WWW pages.
Constructed and maintained Fiber 100BT Local Area Network including SNMP administration of Asante hubs and NBase hubs, switches, and Beta DirectIP Switch.
Constructed and administered Linux based internet network servers.
Administered services including Apache HTTP, sendmail, campus DHCP, and Linux EtherTalk.
Gave lectures and workshops to college classes, faculty, staff, and students on the newly implemented technology and software as well as other Internet matters and resources.
OPEN SOURCE PARTICIPATION
Manage this Open Source Web Site
Contribute full projects
Have written for MySQL Developer Zone (See Publications)
MySQL NDB Cluster testing
Mail List discussions
I am a individual member
Mail List discussions
Active contributor to code and documentation
Other Active Participation
Independent Multimedia, New Technologies, and Knowledge Engineer Consultant
General Small Business Consulting, 1996 to Current
Infiniti Multimedia Productions, Macomb Illinois, June 1999
Society for Ethnomusicology, Bloomington Indiana, October 1998
AT&T, Chicago, Illinois, November 1997
General Motors, PowerTrain Group, Ypsilanti Michigan, August 1997
Operating Systems: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, Fedora Core 14, Sun Solaris 10, OpenBSD 2.8, SCO UnixWare 7 (Unix v5r5), other Unix v5r4 and v5r5 platforms, MAC OS X, Windows Server, XP and Vista.
Applications: J2EE Servers including Apache Geronimo, Jetty, Apache Tomcat, Sun Application Server, ObjectWeb JOnAS, JBOSS. Knowledge in load-balancing and clustering technology, web sites and applications. Also knowledgable in Subversion, Ant, Maven, CruiseControl, The Grinder, MaxQ, Scarab, and much more.
Databases: MySQL 5, Oracle 7 Release 7.1.3 (usage knowledge on higher releases), Berkeley DB, LDAP, and others like SQLite.
Programming: Knowledge in SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) and Agile/AMDD (Agile Model Driven Development) with TDD (Test Driven Development) and XP (Extreme Programming), SOA, SOAP, REST, RSS, HTTP, SSL, XML, DTD, XHTML, etc - Any technology usable in facilitating Web 2.0 or SOA.
Internet: Full working knowledge and extensive experience in using, interfacing, programming, setting up and administering all platforms, protocols, and methods of the Internet. Experience in developing applications to be used on or directly interface with Internet platforms.
Networking: Extensive 1000BaseTX and 100BaseTX Ethernet CAT5e/6 and fiber optic networking and system administration. Knowledge and experience with TCP, UDP, EtherTalk and FibreChannel. Knowledge in other network technologies including, but not limited to, Trunking, ATM, Gigabit Ethernet, Wavelength routing including both WDM and DWDM, and MPLS.
Telecommunications: Experience in tele-videoconferencing and DirecTV digital broadcast television technologies. Experience and skills include web casting technologies in Real Audio, Quicktime and MPEG, H.320 and related televideo technology, DVB, DV FireWire, SDI, and related digital production technologies. Experience working in a television broadcast/production studio emphasising in its digital technologies. Experience working in a televideo conferencing operation and state-wide technology infrastructure. Experience in sound and video editing and mastering.
Life Cycle: Release and configuration management practices. SQA methodologies and TDD practices. Knowledge in Subversion, ANT, Maven, Cruise Control, The Grinder, MaxQ and many other open source tools.
Gluing: Experience gluing many open source and vendor applications together to make them cooperate and communicate in productive ways no one ever imagined.
Public Speaking: Highly comfortable in public speaking.
I have given numerous presentations and discussions on a wide range of topics.
Advertising and Graphic Design: See portfolio. Background in graphic art and commercial art design production with experience in design manufacturing. 10 years of schooled education in advertising design, and a lifetime of relative experience with father who is a manufacturing production artist. Experience using Adobe PhotoShop, Adobe Illustrator and QuarkXPress, The GIMP, Inkscape, and Scribus among others. Currently operating as a freelance commercial artist.
Visual Communication Languages: Limited basic knowledge in American Sign Language.
Foreign Languages: Limited basic knowledge speaking Mandarin Chinese.
Other Skills: Knowledge in construction and compression schemes of graphic images and digital music as well as functional knowledge in cross-platform standard formats. Also this in relevance in integration within internet World Wide Web applications. Basic skills in electronic music that include magnetic audio media and digital media with a background in sound editing and composition programs. I know how to play several musical instruments.
RESEARCH, WRITINGS AND PUBLICATIONS
MySQL Failover Strategy using State Management:
Publication: Nov/Dec 2007, MySQL Developer Zone
Research Article: Making Beautiful Music Online: Meeting Customer Needs In A New Medium. Co-author, Dr. Ronald J. Bauerly.
Publication, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2000 Journal of the Music & Entertainment Industry Educators Association.
Publication, 1999 Conference Proceedings of American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences.
Presentation, March 26-27, 1999. Music & Entertainment Industry Educators Association Conference.
Presentation, February 18-22, 1999. American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences Sixth Annual Meeting.
Research Paper: Early Netherlandish Painting and Jan Van Eyck. November 1999.
Research Paper: The Ottonian Culture, an investigation of Gospel Book of Otto III.
April, September 1998.
Public Article: Copyright Music as Intellectual property on the Information Infrastructure.
1st Ed. May 1997
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS
MySQL Professionals LinkedIn, Current
OW2 Consortium (formally ObjectWeb), Current
Music and Entertainment Industry Educators Association (MEIEA), September 1995 to 2001
NAMM Affiliated Music Business Institutions (NAMBI), August 1993 to 2000
Masters of Science, Computer Science
(Completed May 2012)
Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois
(Completed November 2001)
Landmark Forum in Action Seminar Series
(Completed March 2002)
Landmark Advanced Course
(Completed January 2002)
Landmark Education Corporation, Chicago, Illinois
Bachelor of Arts, Music Business
(Emphasis in Music Industry Technology)
Bachelor of Arts, Studio Art
(Emphasis in Commercial Art and Advertising Design)
(Emphasis in Product Development and Customer Targeting)
Minor, Computer Science
(Emphasis in Network Telecommunications)
Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois
Music Performance Resume, Art Portfolio and References are available upon request.