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News Bulletins

Our releases of 2011, in reverse chronological order:

Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo Heads to Santa Clara, California, April 10-12, 2012

PLEASANTON, California - December 21, 2011 -- Percona LLC., the company that makes MySQL faster and more reliable, announced an impressive initial roster of breakout session speakers and sponsors for its Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo taking place at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara Hyatt and Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California, April 10-12, 2012. Formerly the MySQL Conference & Expo hosted by O'Reilly and Associates, this "must attend" three-day event provides a great opportunity for MySQL users, developers and vendors to exchange knowledge and information about MySQL and attend breakout sessions, keynotes, and tutorials presented by some of the most respected MySQL practitioners in the industry.

Percona Names Terry Erisman Chief Marketing Officer

PLEASANTON, California - December 1, 2011 -- Percona LLC., the company that makes MySQL faster and more reliable, today announced that Terry Erisman has joined the company as chief marketing officer. Erisman is responsible for the company's global brand and marketing strategy execution as well as Percona's conferences.

Call for Speakers for the 2012 Percona Live MySQL Users Conference and Expo Open Though December 5th

PLEASANTON, California - November 29, 2011 -- Percona LLC., the company that makes MySQL faster and more reliable, announced that the Call for Speakers for the 2012 Percona Live MySQL Users Conference and Expo is open and accepting speaker proposals through December 5, 2011. Proposals are being accepted for both conference breakout sessions as well as pre-conference tutorial sessions.

Percona Makes High Availability Easier with New MySQL Cluster Support Option

PLEASANTON, California - October 24th, 2011 -- Percona LLC., the company that makes MySQL faster and more reliable, today announced MySQL Cluster Support is now available as an option for Percona MySQL Support customers. 24x7, phone-based support, provided by the highly experienced Percona support team, is standard with Percona MySQL Support. Percona MySQL Support also includes access to MySQL enhancements which are rapidly and continuously developed to address specific limitations experienced by Percona customers. Percona customers who choose the new MySQL Cluster support option will receive Percona's standard great service plus expert assistance to ensure their high availability needs are fully supported.

Percona Lifts Decade-Old Limitation from MySQL with New Release of Percona Server

PLEASANTON, California - September 28, 2011 -- Percona LLC., the largest and oldest independent MySQL services vendor, today announced the release of Percona Server version 5.5.15. The new release enables users to save memory and allows them to simultaneously hold more types of data (such as large BLOB and TEXT types) in memory by removing the fixed-length limitation on the MySQL MEMORY storage engine. The new release is based on improvements designed for the world's largest online auction company.

Percona Live MySQL Conference & Expo Planned for April 10-12, 2012

Santa Clara, California: August 9, 2011 -- Percona, the leading independent provider of professional services for MySQL, will host the Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo on April 10-12, 2012 at the Hyatt Santa Clara, which has traditionally hosted the O'Reilly MySQL Conference and Expo every April.

Percona Announces Download Milestones, Roadmap for Percona Server and XtraBackup

Santa Clara, Calif., Apr 13, 2011 -- Percona today announced at the O'Reilly MySQL Conference & Expo that Percona Server has been downloaded more than 250,000 times. This milestone establishes Percona Server as a front-runner in popularity among MySQL derivatives. Percona Server is an enhanced version of the open-source MySQL database server. It is drop-in compatible with standard MySQL, with improved performance, operational flexibility, and measurability. Prominent users include 37signals and Flickr.

Percona Announces Drizzle Support, New MySQL Support Pricing

Santa Clara, Calif., Apr 12, 2011 -- Percona today announced commercial Drizzle support at the O'Reilly MySQL Conference & Expo. Percona's MySQL support contracts cover all popular versions of the open-source MySQL database and its derivatives. The latest addition, Drizzle, is a lightweight SQL database for the cloud and web. Percona also introduced a new pricing tier that is more affordable for companies with a small number of servers.

Percona Delivers MySQL Support to 1000th Customer

PLEASANTON, Calif., Mar 8, 2011 -- Percona, the largest and oldest independent provider of support and consulting services for the MySQL database server, celebrates reaching the 1000-customer milestone. Percona's customer list includes Fortune 500 companies in verticals such as e-commerce, gaming, social media, finance, energy, and telecommunications.

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