Big Fish Standardizes on Percona

This case study discusses how Big Fish uses:

  • Percona Server as the standard database for all new builds
  • Percona XtraBackup to reduce backup time without system downtime
  • Percona Toolkit to monitor and optimize performance
  • Percona Monitoring Plugins to ensure server health
  • Percona Consulting to accelerate project work
  • Percona Support to quickly resolve complex technical challenges
Sean Chighizola, senior director Database and NOC at Big Fish Games:

“Percona technology and services are helping us make our infrastructure more reliable and scalable while ensuring optimal performance and controlling cost.”

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Big Fish is the world’s largest producer of casual games. Through its proprietary, data-driven platform, millions of consumers easily discover more than 3000 PC and Mac games, and more than 300 mobile games created by Big Fish’s more than 140 exclusive development partners and Big Fish's own in-house studios. The company to date has distributed more than 2 billion games and is publisher to several top-grossing games on mobile.