Attendee Super Saver Prices Available Until August 1, 2012

PLEASANTON, California - June 13, 2012 -- Percona LLC, the company that makes MySQL faster and more reliable, today announced the initial list of speakers for its Percona Live New York 2012 conference taking place Oct. 1-2, 2012 at Sentry Centers, 730 Third Avenue in New York City. Percona Live New York 2012 will feature two full days of speakers and tutorials and is an excellent opportunity for MySQL users and developers to share expertise and learn from the industry’s top practitioners. Percona also announced that its Super Saver registration discounts for Percona Live New York 2012 will expire on August 1, 2012.

The conference features multiple tracks across the MySQL ecosystem—high availability and business continuity, security, cloud, MySQL integration with NoSQL and big data, diagnostics and troubleshooting and more. Conference sessions, designed for technical MySQL users, will feature the following speakers and topics, with many more to come.

  • Daniel Austin, Principal Architect, Paypal, Inc.
    Topics: “Building a Fast, Globally-distributed Data Warehouse with MySQL and NDB” and “Performance of Stored Routines in MySQL”
  • Ronald Bradford, Founder and CEO, Effective MySQL
    Topic: “MySQL Backup and Recovery Essentials”
  • Bayard Carlin, Director of Technical Operations, New Relic
    Topic: “Upgrading from MySQL 5.0 to 5.5”
  • Evan Elias, Senior Engineer, Tumblr
    Topic: “Managing Large Sharded Topologies with Jetpants”
  • Devananda van der Veen, OpenStack Infrastucture Developer, HP Cloud Services
    Topic: “Diagnosing and Fixing MySQL Replication”
  • Seppo Jaakola, CEO, Codership Oy
    Topic: “Synchronous Replication Use Cases”
  • Jeff Mace, Director of Professional Services, Continuent, Inc.
    Topic: “Consolidate Your Sharded Database Indexes in Real-time”
  • John Mertic, Community Manager, SugarCRM
    Topic: “Rescuing Your Legacy Database Abstraction Layer”
  • Vadim Tkachenko, CTO and Co-Founder, Percona
    Topics: “MySQL and SSD: Usage and Tuning” and “Percona XtraDB Cluster: HA Solution for MySQL”

Sponsorship opportunities for Percona Live New York 2012 are still available. Be a part of a dynamic and growing ecosystem, and interact with developers, business managers, technology evangelists, DB administrators, and entrepreneurs. Don’t miss this opportunity! Current sponsors include:


Lawrence Schwartz, VP of Marketing, Tokutek

"We are excited to be a part of Percona Live New York. Percona always does a fantastic job bringing together the thought leaders and decision makers in the MySQL and MariaDB space. Their conference is a great place to both learn from the community and to gain insight into where the industry is headed."

The Conference

What: Percona Live New York 2012
Where: Sentry Centers
730 Third Avenue
New York, NY
When: Oct. 1-2, 2012

Company Information

Press Contacts
Terry Erisman
Percona LLC
(888) 401-3401 Ext. 555

About Percona LLC

Percona LLC has made MySQL faster and more reliable for over 1,800 consulting and support customers worldwide since 2006. Percona provides enterprise-grade MySQL support, consulting, training, and development services to companies such as Cisco Systems, Alcatel-Lucent, Groupon, and the BBC. Percona's founders authored the definitive book High Performance MySQL from O'Reilly Press and the widely read MySQL Performance Blog. Percona also develops software for MySQL users, including Percona Server and Percona XtraBackup, the only open source, hot backup utility for the InnoDB storage engine. The popular Percona Live conferences draw attendees and acclaimed speakers from around the world. For more information, visit

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