Percona Live Europe Open Source Database Conference Moves to Dublin on September 25 - 27, 2017

RALEIGH, North Carolina – May 18, 2017 Percona, the company that delivers enterprise-class MySQL® and MongoDB® solutions and services, today announced the success of the sixth annual Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2017, which took place April 24-27, 2017, at The Hyatt Regency Santa Clara and Santa Clara Convention Center. Percona also announced that the third annual Percona Live Europe Open Source Database Conference, scheduled for September 25-27, 2017, will take place at the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel in Dublin, Ireland. A Call for Papers for this event will be announced in the coming weeks.

The Percona Live Open Source Database Conference is the premier event for individuals and businesses that develop and use open source software. Topics for this year’s event focused on three key areas – MySQL, MongoDB and other open source databases. Other specialized tracks included Amazon Web Services, PostgreSQL, RocksDB, monitoring and time series data. This year’s conference featured 10 keynote addresses, 17 tutorials, 192 breakouts sessions, and two “101” crash courses, one on MySQL and one on MongoDB.

“With the growth and adoption of open source databases in the enterprise and continuous innovation in this ecosystem, the Percona Live Open Source Database Conference is one of the technology industry’s most important and relevant events,” said Peter Zaitsev, co-founder and CEO of Percona. “I want to thank all the sponsors, speakers and attendees at this year’s Percona Live Open Source Database Conference for making this year’s event more useful, more insightful, and more fun than ever.”

Keynotes and Breakout Sessions

This year’s Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2017 featured 10 keynote addresses and 192 informative breakout sessions, including:

  • MySQL 8.0: Powering the Next Generation of Web, Saas, Cloud – Tomas Ulin, Oracle
  • Accelerate MySQL® for Demanding OLAP and OLTP Use Cases with Apache® Ignite™ – Nikita Ivanov, Founder & CTO, GridGain, and Peter Zaitsev, Co-Founder & CEO, Percona
  • The Open Source Database Business Model is Under Siege – Paul Dix, InfluxDB
  • The Future of Monitoring Is Distributed – Baron Schwartz, VividCortex
  • MySQL 8.0: Security – Georgi Kodinov, Team Lead, MySQL Server General Team, and Mike Frank, Product Management Director, Oracle
  • Automating High Availability MongoDB Cluster Deployment and Management – Jonathan Rudenberg, CTO, Flynn
  • Do's and Dont's of the Modern Hybrid MongoDB MySQL Environment – Jonathan Wage, CTO, Opensky, and Rick Vasquez, Technical Account Manager, Percona
  • Inserting 1 Million Metrics per Second into KairosDB – Brian Hawkins, Staff Engineer, Proofpoint
  • Running Cassandra on Apache Mesos Across Multiple Data Centers at Uber – Karthik Gandhi, Senior Software Engineer, Uber

This year’s post-conference survey elicited tremendous praise, including:

  • “It was an excellent conference. I came home with knowledge that I could use.”
  • “Overall, this was a well-organized event. Many of the classes were top notch and the exhibit hall was well attended. I will definitely attend again.”
  • “Percona Live is always my favorite industry conference!”

Session videos and presentations can be downloaded from the conference website.


Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2017 was made possible through the support of the following sponsors:

  • Diamond Plus - Continuent, VividCortex
  • Gold - Amazon Web Services, GridGain Systems
  • Silver – Clustrix, Grafana Labs, Yelp
  • Exhibitor – Altinity, ITSumma, O’Reilly, Pythian, ScaleArc, ScaleDB, SelectStar, Severalnines, SolarWinds, Uber, PingCAP, BitNine Global, Alibaba, Object Rocket, TimescaleDB
  • Reception Sponsor –
  • Contributor Sponsor – Facebook, MailChimp, Netflix, Google SQL Cloud
  • Media – CMSWire, Datanami, Database Trends & Applications, InsideBigData, InsideHPC,, Packt, Women Who Code

The Next Percona Live Conference

WHAT: Percona Live Europe Open Source Database Conference 2017
WHEN: September 25 - 27, 2017
WHERE: Dublin Ireland

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About Percona

With more than 3,000 customers worldwide, Percona is the only company that delivers enterprise-class solutions for both MySQL® and MongoDB® across traditional and cloud-based platforms. The company provides Software, SupportConsulting and Managed Services to large, well-known global brands such as Cisco Systems, Time Warner Cable, Alcatel-Lucent, Rent the Runway and the BBC, as well as smaller enterprises looking to maximize application performance while streamlining database efficiencies. Well established as thought leaders, Percona experts author content for the Percona Database Performance Blog, and the Percona Live Open Source Database Conferences draw attendees and expert technical speakers from around the world. For more information, visit


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