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Press Releases 2015

Our 2015 press releases in reverse chronological order:

Percona Acquires Tokutek - Becomes First Vendor to Offer Both MySQL and MongoDB Software and Solutions

Acquisition Enables Percona to Expand and Extend Offerings, Dramatically Improving Database Performance While Lowering Total Cost of Ownership for Customers

Percona Live MySQL Conference & Expo, Santa Clara, Calif. – April 14, 2015 Percona, the company that delivers enterprise-class MySQL® and MongoDB® solutions and services, today announced its acquisition of Tokutek. Known as a premier high-performance database company, Tokutek has delivered Big Data processing power across two of the most important Open Source data management platforms, MySQL® and MongoDB®. The acquisition, which includes the Tokutek distribution of MongoDB®, called TokuMX™, positions Percona to offer design, service, support and remote management for both MySQL and a market-leading, ACID-compliant NoSQL database from one of the most trusted companies in the industry.

Percona Care Sets New Standard for Flexible, Affordable Database Optimization and Technical Support for MySQL Environments

DURHAM, North Carolina – April 7, 2015 – Percona, the company that makes MySQL and OpenStack faster and more reliable, today announced Percona Care, a new standard for flexible, affordable database optimization and technical support for MySQL environments. Percona Care bundles existing Percona Support services into a flexible, tiered solution that lets any company choose their best value options for analyzing, tuning, supporting and managing their business-critical MySQL and hybrid application environments.

More Sessions, More Value, More Fun, and “The Woz” at the Fourth Annual Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo 2015

DURHAM, North Carolina – March 31, 2015 – Percona, the company that makes MySQL and OpenStack faster and more reliable, today announced the final details of the fourth annual Percona Live MySQL Conference & Expo 2015 to be held April 13-16, 2015, at The Hyatt Regency Santa Clara and Santa Clara Convention Center. The breadth of this year’s conference, which includes OpenStack Live 2015 on April 13 and 14, is extraordinary. In addition to keynote addresses presented by representatives from Facebook, Oracle, Continuent (a VMware company), MariaDB Corporation, Yahoo, ObjectRocket at Rackspace, Tesora and Percona, Silicon Valley icon and philanthropist Steve Wozniak, known as “The Woz,” will participate in a moderated Q&A on creativity and innovation. This year’s conferences have also expanded to a total of 179 sessions, including 19 MySQL and OpenStack tutorials, 120 50-minute MySQL and OpenStack breakout sessions, 14 25-minute MySQL focus sessions, and 26 sessions in the new MySQL 101 track.

Steve Wozniak to Speak at Fourth Annual Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo 2015

DURHAM, North Carolina – March 5, 2015 – Percona, the company that makes MySQL and OpenStack faster and more reliable, today announced that Steve Wozniak, the Silicon Valley icon and philanthropist known as “The Woz,” will participate in a moderated Q&A on creativity and innovation at the fourth annual Percona Live MySQL Conference & Expo 2015 to be held April 13-16, 2015, at The Hyatt Regency Santa Clara and Santa Clara Convention Center. The Woz will be speaking on April 14, 2015. The Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo has become the one true MySQL “must attend” event each year, and with the participation of The Woz and other industry luminaries, the 2015 event promises to be the most exciting ever, with a broad range of talks and tutorials by industry experts, along with fun and informative networking events.

Fourth Annual Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo 2015 Features New 25-Minute Sessions and MySQL 101 Program

DURHAM, North Carolina – Feb. 3, 2015 – Percona, the company that makes MySQL and OpenStack faster and more reliable, today published exciting updates to the conference schedule for the fourth annual Percona Live MySQL Conference & Expo 2015 to be held April 13-16, 2015, at The Hyatt Regency Santa Clara and Santa Clara Convention Center. The schedule updates include new 25-minute talks and a new MySQL 101 program designed to give developers and sys admins a foundational primer on MySQL DBA tools, techniques and best practices. The company also issued a call for papers for the conference’s Lightning Talks and Birds of a Feather sessions, and announced that advanced pricing discounts will end on March 8, 2015. Sponsorship opportunities for this highly anticipated event are still available.

Percona Names Jim Doherty Chief Marketing Officer

DURHAM, North Carolina – Feb. 2, 2015 – Percona, the company that makes MySQL and OpenStack faster and more reliable, today announced the appointment of Jim Doherty to Chief Marketing Officer. Doherty is responsible for the company’s global brand and marketing strategy execution as well as Percona’s training and educational programs and conferences.

Percona and Tokutek Partner to Deliver 
Highly Cost-Effective Storage Performance for Large MySQL Datasets

DURHAM, North Carolina, and Lexington, Massachusetts – January 26, 2015 – Percona, the company that makes MySQL® and OpenStack faster and more reliable, today announced a partnership with Tokutek® to support the integration of the TokuDB® database storage engine with Percona Server. The combination offers a cost-effective, high-performance database, which can deliver excellent read/write performance together with data compression of 5X to 25X versus the standard InnoDB storage engine. Under the terms of the partnership, Percona has released Percona Server 5.6 with support for TokuDB, a drop-in replacement for the standard InnoDB storage engine. In addition, Percona is now offering Percona MySQL Support services for Percona Server with TokuDB and Percona MySQL Consulting services to help organizations optimize their MySQL environments that take advantage of the TokuDB storage engine.

Percona Announces Conference and Tutorial Schedule for the Inaugural OpenStack Live User Conference

DURHAM, North Carolina – Jan. 20, 2014 – Percona, the company that makes MySQL and OpenStack faster and more reliable, today unveiled the complete conference and tutorial schedule for OpenStack Live 2015, a new annual conference running in parallel with the Percona Live MySQL Conference & Expo 2015 at The Hyatt Regency Santa Clara and Santa Clara Convention Center. OpenStack Live 2015 will take place April 13-14. The company also announced that Early Bird registration discounts end on February 1, 2015 at 11:30 p.m. PST.

Percona Announces Conference and Tutorial Schedule for Fourth Annual Percona Live MySQL Conference & Expo 2015

DURHAM, North Carolina – Jan. 14, 2015 – Percona, the company that makes MySQL and OpenStack faster and more reliable, today unveiled the complete conference and tutorial schedule for the fourth annual Percona Live MySQL Conference & Expo 2015 to be held April 13-16, 2015, at The Hyatt Regency Santa Clara and Santa Clara Convention Center. Yahoo, VMWare, Box and Yelp are among the industry leaders sponsoring the event, and additional sponsorship opportunities are still available. Early Bird Registration discounts are available through Feb. 1, 2015 at 11:30 p.m. PST.

Percona Continues to Drive MySQL® and OpenStack Industry Agendas Through Services, Software, and Thought Leadership

DURHAM, North Carolina – Jan. 7, 2015 – Percona, the company that makes MySQL and OpenStack faster and more reliable, today highlighted its continued momentum during 2014, a record year for the company. Percona’s products and services help companies cost-effectively and reliably scale MySQL, and the company consistently demonstrates thought leadership on the direction of the MySQL and OpenStack ecosystems. In 2014, Percona topped 2,800 total customers – a 40 percent increase over 2013 – experienced nearly 40 percent year-over-year growth in Support bookings and 65 percent year-over-year growth in Managed Services bookings, generated more than 1.9 million downloads of its open source software, and grew to nearly 130 employees. The company was named to the 2014 Inc. 5000 list for the second consecutive year and won two Silver Stevie Awards, for Company of the Year and New Product or Service of the Year.
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