November 21, 2014

Welcome to the team, Baron

As you may have seen from his blog, Baron Schwartz is joining our consulting company – Percona in less than a week. This is exciting news for us as Baron is renowned MySQL community member, blogger, co-author of High Performance MySQL second edition book, author of Maatkit and Innotop and just a great guy.

Welcome Baron – We’re proud to have you onboard.

So if you always wanted to hire Baron to take a look at your system and help you with high availability scaling optimization or other needs you can do it now by filling out our consulting request form

About Peter Zaitsev

Peter managed the High Performance Group within MySQL until 2006, when he founded Percona. Peter has a Master's Degree in Computer Science and is an expert in database kernels, computer hardware, and application scaling.


  1. Vadim says:

    Welcome Baron :)

  2. Having already congratulated him, I want to congratulate you, Peter, on getting one of the most dedicated MySQL members in the industry. Well done recruiting!

    Are you planning on giving him extra free time to work on maatkit? I’m sure you have a handful of exciting new tools for him to build as well.

  3. “Welcome Baron – We’re proud to have you onboard.” — as you should be :-)

    Congratulations to both Percona and Baron.

  4. Finally we have you in our team! ;) Welcome!

  5. Mikhail Solovyev says:

    Welcome Baron, that’s great that you are in our team now!

  6. Welcome Baron to the board, it is very cool what so exciting guy as You in out team!

  7. peter says:


    I’m sure Baron will have time for maatkit and innotop. We welcome our team members to work on related Open Source projects on company time and we’re also working with various clients to arrange sponsorship for the open source tools so we can get win-win-win for all parties :)

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