Press Releases 2013
Our releases of 2013, in reverse chronological order:
PLEASANTON, California – May 7, 2013 – Percona, the company that makes MySQL faster and more reliable, today announced Percona XtraBackup 2.1, the latest release of the company’s open source hot backup solution for MySQL and Percona Server. The new version offers improved performance, enterprise-grade security, and lower resource usage.
PLEASANTON, California – May 7, 2013 – Percona, the company that makes MySQL faster and more reliable, today discussed the success of its second annual Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo 2013, which took place April 22-25 at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara and Santa Clara Convention Center. Attendees represented 35 countries and 6 continents with total attendees growing by 15% over the 2012 event. Nearly 20% more sponsors exhibited this year than in 2012. Percona Live featured talks by industry luminaries from Oracle, Percona, 451 Research, HP Cloud Division, Amazon Web Services, Continuent, Monty Program Ab, and many more. Praise for the conference spread across Twitter (hashtag: #perconalive), where “awesome” was a common descriptor.
International MySQL Community to Gather for Information-Packed Second Annual Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo
PLEASANTON, California – April 10, 2013 – Percona, the company that makes MySQL faster and more reliable, today announced that MySQL 5.6, Percona Server, MariaDB, and cloud computing will be hot topics at the second annual Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo 2013, taking place April 22-25, 2013, at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara and Santa Clara Convention Center. The MySQL Conference is now 10 years old, and Percona is pleased to carry on the annual tradition with an information-rich event where participants can reconnect with old friends, meet new friends, encounter new companies and technologies, conduct business, and learn about the evolution of MySQL from 6 keynotes by industry luminaries, 110 breakout sessions led by more than 90 MySQL experts, and 15 in-depth pre-conference tutorials.
PLEASANTON, California - March 25, 2013 - Percona, the company that makes MySQL faster and more reliable, today announced the availability of Percona Toolkit 2.2, the latest release of the company's open source administration tools for MySQL which also work with Percona Server, the drop-in replacement for MySQL. The new version adds support for Percona XtraDB Cluster and MySQL 5.6. Enhancements also make Percona Toolkit 2.2 more resilient and easier to use.
Birds of a Feather Sessions and Lightning Talks Announced for Second Annual Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo
PLEASANTON, California – March 6, 2013 – Percona, the company that makes MySQL faster and more reliable, today announced the general availability of the Percona Remote DBA service to provide organizations with comprehensive database administrator (DBA) expertise as a service. Percona Remote DBA experts login to a company’s MySQL servers remotely to apply operational best practices that optimize performance and availability, install monitoring software, and respond 24x7 to database problems. Percona Remote DBA is offered for a fixed monthly fee based on deployment size and includes an unlimited number of issues, eliminating budgetary surprises and offering a clear return on investment.
PLEASANTON, California – February 28, 2013 – Percona, the company that makes MySQL faster and more reliable, today announced that Pricefalls has standardized on Percona Server for its online marketplace and auction website, replacing MySQL Community Edition. As a transaction site supporting more than 10 million products, Pricefalls requires a stable, secure and easily replicated database that supports high transaction volumes. With Percona Server, the company has achieved more than a 400 percent performance increase, gained greater insight into transactions, and improved its transaction tracking and data mining capabilities, all while controlling costs.
Percona Welcomes HP and Amazon Web Services as Keynote Speakers for Second Annual Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo
PLEASANTON, California – January 29, 2013 – Percona, the company that makes MySQL faster and more reliable, today highlighted its continued MySQL industry leadership throughout 2012, as its worldwide customer base grew to over 1,800. The company, which released major updates across its product portfolio during the year, also continued to deliver on its commitment to MySQL development and education via highly acclaimed Percona Live Conferences in Santa Clara, New York and London. During 2012, Percona also signed a number of high-profile customers and established new sales and technology partnerships to improve the customer experience.
Percona Announces Keynote Speakers, DotOrg Pavilion, and Additional Sponsors for Second Annual Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo
PLEASANTON, California – January 22, 2013 – Percona, the company that makes MySQL faster and more reliable, announced the first of the conference keynote speakers, availability of a DotOrg Pavilion, and new sponsors including Amazon Web Services, Google, Clustrix, Scalebase, PalominoDB, Database Trends & Applications, and Linux Journal, for the Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo 2013. In addition, nominations are now being accepted for the 2013 MySQL Community Awards which will be awarded during the Community Networking Reception during the conference.
PLEASANTON, California – January 18, 2013 – Percona LLC, the company that makes MySQL faster and more reliable, today announced Percona Server has been recognized as The Top Innovator in the SQL Technologies category of the 2013 DeveloperWeek Best of Tech Awards. Award winners are determined by a combination of peer voting and a review from an independent panel of judges. According to a 451 Research report titled, “MySQL vs. NoSQL and NewSQL: 2011-2015”, Percona Server is one of the most deployed alternatives to MySQL. Percona Server offers hosting providers advanced features that speed up searches, increase security, and provide administrators with more control over their Percona Server environment. Offered free as an open source solution, Percona Server offers breakthrough performance, scalability, features, and instrumentation. Its self-tuning algorithms and support for extremely high-performance hardware make it the clear choice for companies that demand the utmost performance and reliability from their MySQL database server.