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Pepper Turns to Percona to Ensure a Great Customer Experience at

 | September 27, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Managed Services, Percona MySQL Support, Percona Server for MySQL, Percona XtraBackup

NEXT POST, the world’s largest community deal platform, has selected Percona to manage its open source database performance.’s around-the-clock community seeks and finds the best offers in fashion, electronics, traveling and much more. With 500 million page views, over 25 million users and over 65,000 user-submitted deals per month across communities in America, Europe and Asia, Pepper has quickly risen to be the largest community deal platform worldwide.

When’s primary MySQL database administrator left the company, Pepper decided to shift to a managed service to maintain uptime and responsiveness. Having previously attended Percona Live Europe, the premier European open source database conference, as well as being avid readers of the Percona Database Performance Blog, the Pepper team turned to Percona for open source database remote managed service expertise.

“Guaranteeing database performance is key to making sure our web applications are responsive and up-to-date,” said Pavel Genov, Head of Software Development at “Percona Care Ultimate helps us to achieve these objectives.”

Pepper.comPepper was already using Percona Server for MySQL. Following a Percona Database Performance Audit to review the environment, architecture and setup, Percona XtraBackup was deployed to provide online non-blocking, tightly compressed, highly secure backups.

Check out the case study on and Percona’s engagement to improve and manage Pepper’s database environment.


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