November 24, 2014

Looking for InnoDB/XtraDB hacker

We are happy to see that Percona Server/XtraDB and XtraBackup are raising popularity and to keep excitement we want to have more features and more performance fixes! If you are experienced software engineer and feel strong enough to hack InnoDB/XtraDB code we invite you to join our development team to work on the following (but not limited to) problems:

If any of that sounds interesting, please contact us or drop me email directly.

About Vadim Tkachenko

Vadim leads Percona's development group, which produces Percona Clould Tools, the Percona Server, Percona XraDB Cluster and Percona XtraBackup. He is an expert in solid-state storage, and has helped many hardware and software providers succeed in the MySQL market.


  1. Sounds interesting. I’d love to participate. Is it required to be an employee of Percona to be on the development team?

  2. Derek,

    We are looking for employment, but I am open to talk on other possibilities.
    Please contact me to vadim@ to discuss.

  3. Gavin Towey says:

    Make some InnoDB tables non-transactional :



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