Author - Lorraine Pocklington, Community Manager

Open Source Database Community Blog: The Story So Far

open source database community blog

Recently, we initiated a new project, the Open Source Database Community Blog. One way to think of this is as an online, year round version of the Percona Live conferences. If you have a story to tell, an experience to share, or a lesson to be learned send it along. As long as it’s […]

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Webinar 6/28: Securing Database Servers From External Attacks

securing database servers

Please join Percona’s Chief Evangelist Colin Charles on Thursday, June 28th, 2018, as he presents Securing Database Servers From External attacks at 7:00 AM PDT (UTC-7) / 10:00 AM EDT (UTC-4).
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A critical piece of your infrastructure is the database tier, yet people don’t pay enough attention to it judging by how many are […]

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Percona Live 2018 Community Report

So, after a whirlwind few days, Percona Live 2018 has been and gone. There was a great energy about the conference, and it was fantastic to meet so many open source database enthusiasts and supporters. A few things that I experienced:

Your great willingness to share knowledge. It was a fantastic place to learn for […]

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MySQL Community Awards Winners 2018

2018 Community Awards

One of the highlights of Percona Live is that the winners of the annual MySQL Community Awards are announced. A 100% community effort, the awards were created to recognize community contribution. This year saw six very deserving winners in three categories:
MySQL Community Awards: Community Contributor of the year 2018
Two individuals received these awards:

Jean-François Gagné
Jean-François […]

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Case in Point: A Year of Customer Experience with Percona

Customer Experience

In 2017 we have welcomed many new customers into the Percona fold. It’s always interesting to find out what challenges the Percona team helped them to address and how they chose their relationship with Percona. As unbiased champions of open source database software, our consultancy, support and managed services staff apply their expertise across […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management a Trend Setting Product for 2018

DBTA Trend-Setting Products in Data and Information Management for 2018

…but don’t just take our word for it…
DBTA Trend-Setting Products for 2018
The online industry news magazine Database Trends and Applications (DBTA) has included Percona Monitoring and Management in its roundup of Trend-Setting Products in Data and Information Management for 2018.
“…each year, Database Trends and Applications magazine looks for offerings that promise to help organizations derive greater […]

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Community Matters

Community Matters

Building on community
Percona is very committed to open source database software. We think of ourselves as unbiased champions of open source database solutions. With that, we also carry a responsibility to the open source database community – whether MySQL®, MongoDB®, ProxySQL or other open source database technology. We’ve seen that, and taken action by […]

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Percona Live Europe Social

Percona Live Europe Social

One for the road…
The social events at Percona Live Europe provide the community with more time to catch up with old friends and make new contacts. The formal sessions provided lots of opportunities for exchanging notes, experiences and ideas. Lunches and coffee breaks proved to be busy too. Even so, what’s better than chilling […]

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Percona Live Europe Session Interview: High-Performance JSON – PostgreSQL Vs. MongoDB with Wei Shan Ang and Dominic Dwyer (GlobalSign)

Percona Live Europe Wei Dominic

The Percona Live Europe 2017 conference has been going strong for two days, and I’ve been to a bunch of presentations. An excellent one was High-Performance JSON – PostgreSQL Vs. MongoDB with Wei Shan Ang and Dominic Dwyer of GlobalSign.
This talk was very engaging and well attended and provided some enlightening stats from their experiments […]

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