Author - Matt Griffin

Rackspace doubling-down on open-source databases, Percona Server

Founded in 1998, Rackspace has evolved over the years to address the way customers are using data – and more specifically, databases. The San Antonio-based company is fueling the adoption of cloud computing among organizations large and small.
Today Rackspace is doubling down on open source database technologies. Why? Because that’s where the industry is […]

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Paris OpenStack Summit Voting – Percona Submits 16 MySQL Talks

MySQL plays a critical role in OpenStack. It serves as the host database supporting most components such as Nova, Glance, and Keystone and is the most mature guest database in Trove. Many OpenStack operators use Percona open source software including the MySQL drop-in compatible Percona Server and Galera-based Percona XtraDB Cluster as well as tools such as Percona XtraBackup and Percona […]

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‘Open Source Appreciation Day’ draws OpenStack, MySQL and CentOS faithful

210 people registered for the inaugural “Open Source Appreciation Day” March 31 in Santa Clara, Calif. The event will be held each year at Percona Live henceforth.
To kick off the Percona Live MySQL Conference & Expo 2014, Percona held the first “Open Source Appreciation Day” on Monday, March 31st. Over 210 people registered and […]

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Explosive OpenStack growth at the Percona Live MySQL Conference & Expo

The Open Source Appreciation Day on March 31 – this event is free but because space is limited I suggest OpenStack Today on Monday, March 31 features 6 talks devoted to discussing the intersection of MySQL and OpenStack
2 keynote talks
4 breakout sessions
1 Birds of a Feather session
1 tutorial

In addition to Trove, sessions will focus […]

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The benefits of a drop-in compatible MySQL alternative

Percona Server provides users with a variety of powerful benefits including enterprise-grade features, high performance in demanding use cases, rich diagnostics, and access to unique Percona XtraBackup capabilities, all for free and open source. In addition, Percona Server is a drop-in MySQL replacement. Compatibility with MySQL has important ramifications (as well as some risks) as Giuseppe Maxia highlighted in […]

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