Author - Lorraine Pocklington, Community Manager

Percona Live Community Dinner 2019

It was all aboard the Lone Star river boat for the 100 delegates who joined our Community Dinner. Loading took quite some time, Tom Basil attended to the guest list, and then the necessary signatures for those aboard. I’d woken at 6am to a less than favorable forecast, but the weather was kind to […]

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MySQL Community Awards at Percona Live 2019

It’s that time of year again, and we’ve just had the presentations of the MySQL Community Awards at Percona Live. A more fulsome blog post will be written for the Community Blog in the next few days about the worthy winners. Meanwhile, though, here’s a summary.
Committee Co-Secretaries Emily Slocombe of Square, and Agustin Gallego […]

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Community Update for PL Open Source Database Conference 2019

Percona Live community dinner on the Lone Star River Boat

It’s not long now before we’ll be gathering in Austin TX for this year’s Percona Live event. It’s the only conference of its type dedicated entirely to open source databases – of all marques. From a community perspective, we have a few updates to share.
Community Dinner
We’re happy to say that PlanetScale have stepped up […]

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MySQL Community Contributor Awards 2019

MySQL Community Awards 2019

Last week, Oracle reported on the list of MySQL Community Contributors for 2019 and we’re proud to say that five serving Perconians made it to the list of 19 people recognized as such. Entries are nominated by the MySQL community and their nominations are assessed against six criteria by a volunteer committee of community […]

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A Truly Open Source Database Conference

companies represented by speakers at percona live 2019

Many of our regular attendees already know that the Percona Live Open Source Database Conference is not all about Percona software or, indeed, all about Percona. However, with moving to a new city—Austin, TX— we have realized that it’s something we ought to shout out loud and clear. Our conference really is technology agnostic! […]

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