Author - Dave Avery

Percona CEO Peter Zaitsev discusses working remotely with Fortune Magazine

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As a company that believes in and supports the open source community, embracing innovation and change is par for the course at Percona. We wouldn’t be the company we are today without fostering a culture that rewards creative thinking and rapid evolution.
Part of this culture is making sure that Percona is a place where […]

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Peter Zaitsev webinar January 27th: Compression In Open Source Databases

Database Compression

Percona invites you to attend a webinar Wednesday, January 27th, with CEO Peter Zaitsev: Compression In Open Source Databases. Register now!
Data growth has been tremendous in the last decade and shows no signs of stopping. To deal with this trend database technologies have implemented a number of approaches, and data compression is by far the […]

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Play the Percona Powerball Pool!!

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The Only Sure Thing is Percona Powerball Pool
Everyone is talking about the upcoming Powerball lottery draw. 1.4 BILLION dollars!! And growing! Millions of people are imagining what they would do IF they win. It’s the stuff of dreams.
That is literally true. The chances of winning the Powerball Lottery are 1 in 292.2 million. Or roughly speaking, the chances […]

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Bare-metal servers for button-push database-as-a-service

Enterprises’ demand flexibility, scalability and efficiency to keep up with the demands of their customers — while maintaining the bottom line. To solve this, they’re running to cloud infrastructure services to both cut costs and take advantage of cutting-edge technology innovations. Clouds have brought simplicity and ease of use to infrastructure management. However, with […]

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MongoDB revs you up: What storage engine is right for you? (Part 2)

Differentiating Between MongoDB Storage Engines: WiredTiger
In our last post, we discussed what a storage engine is, and how you can determine the characteristics of one versus the other. From that post:
“A database storage engine is the underlying software that a DBMS uses to create, read, update and delete data from a database. The storage […]

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