Press Releases 2014
Our releases of 2014, in reverse chronological order:
Percona Announces Percona Live London MySQL Conference 2014 Program Schedule, Keynotes, and Sponsors
Percona Names Will Eglin as CFO and Dorothée Wuest as VP of Sales EMEA and Promotes Rob Young to EVP of Products and Services
DURHAM, North Carolina – July 8, 2014 – Percona, the company that makes MySQL faster and more reliable, today highlighted its continued momentum during the first half of 2014. Offering products and services that help companies cost-effectively and reliably scale MySQL, Percona consistently demonstrates thought leadership on the direction of the MySQL ecosystem and a visionary approach to technology. During the first half of 2014, the bootstrapped company topped 2,000 total customers, experienced nearly 50 percent year-over-year growth in Support bookings and 60 percent year-over-year growth in Managed Services bookings, generated more than 750,000 downloads of its open source software, grew to nearly 120 employees, and expanded use of its open source software in the OpenStack ecosystem. The company was named a Red Herring North America 100 Finalist, a DBTA 100 2014 Company That Matters Most, and Stevie Awards Finalists for Company of the Year and New Product or Service of the Year.
DURHAM, North Carolina – June 17, 2014 – Percona, the company that makes MySQL faster and more reliable, today announced the Percona Backup Service, a managed service that ensures properly configured MySQL server backups run successfully as scheduled on customer provided backup storage - whether on premises, in the cloud, or in a hybrid environment. Backup issues and production data recovery needs are quickly handled by expert technicians with deep knowledge of MySQL backup technology.
DURHAM, North Carolina – May 12, 2014 – Percona, the company that makes MySQL faster and more reliable, today announced that Percona XtraDB Cluster, Percona Toolkit for MySQL, and Percona XtraBackup are now included in the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Long Term Support) release of the Linux operating system. In addition, Percona XtraDB Cluster is now certified for the Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform (RHEL OSP). Ubuntu and Red Hat are two of the most widely used Linux distributions, and the inclusion and certification assure users that they can implement their MySQL strategies on these platforms using Percona software. Percona software is currently included or certified for 65 percent of the OpenStack distributions with Ubuntu and RHEL OSP, according to the November 2013 OpenStack User Survey conducted by the OpenStack User Committee and Foundation.
Santa Clara, CA Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo 2014 – April 2, 2014 – Percona, the company that makes MySQL faster and more reliable, today announced the availability of Percona Cluster Support, a bundled solution that brings together the software and services needed to easily deploy and manage a high availability cluster for MySQL®. Percona Cluster Support bundles three distinct offerings: Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6, an open source high availability clustering solution for MySQL; Severalnines ClusterControl Enterprise Edition, the industry-leading MySQL cluster management solution; and Percona Support for MySQL, support services provided by some of the most knowledgeable MySQL experts in the world. Percona Cluster Support is available immediately in three configurations (3, 9 and 18 nodes) to meet the needs of organizations ranging from those that are new to MySQL clustering to those that are rapidly scaling their existing high availability environment.
Percona Delivers Gurus, Fun, and Future Insights at Third Annual Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo 2014
Percona Support for MySQL® Now Includes Powerful Monitoring and Management Solution to Enable Improved Database Performance
Percona Announces Keynote Speaker Schedule, New Sponsors and Special Offer for Third Annual Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo 2014
PLEASANTON, California – February 12, 2014 – Percona, the company that makes MySQL faster and more reliable, today published the keynote speaker schedule and a list of new and prominent sponsors, including Booking.com, Rackspace and Twitter, for the Third Annual Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo 2014 to be held at The Hyatt Regency Santa Clara and Santa Clara Convention Center, April 1-4, 2014. The company also announced a special offer for a $5 Expo-Only pass available to the first 100 people who register using the promotion. Applications and nominations are also now being accepted through February 28, 2014, for participation in this year’s DotOrg Pavilion, a free space in the expo hall for non-commercial projects relevant to the MySQL community.
Percona Improves Management of High Availability MySQL® with Release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6 and Percona ClusterControl by Severalnines
PLEASANTON, California – February 4, 2014 –Percona, the company that makes MySQL faster and more reliable, today announced the availability of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6, the latest release of the company’s open source high-availability solution for MySQL, designed to consistently deliver an optimal experience through increased performance, faster recovery from node failure, and greater user control. Percona also announced today it has partnered with Severalnines to launch Percona ClusterControl, which enables subscribers of Percona Support for Percona XtraDB Cluster to access the advanced cluster deployment, monitoring, management, and scaling solutions available from Severalnines.
Percona Continues to Set MySQL Industry Agenda With Thought Leadership, Technology Advances, and Brilliant Execution
Percona Publishes Conference and Tutorial Schedule for Third Annual Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo 2014
PLEASANTON, California – January 15, 2014 – Percona, the company that makes MySQL faster and more reliable, today published the conference and tutorial schedules for the Third Annual Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo 2014 to be held at The Hyatt Regency Santa Clara and Santa Clara Convention Center, April 1-4, 2014. The company also announced that Early Bird Registration discounts will end on February 2, 2014 and that sponsorship opportunities for this highly anticipated event are still available.