Author - Rachel Pescador

Beyond Relational Databases: A Focus on Redis, MongoDB, and ClickHouse

Beyond Relational Databases

Many of us use and love relational databases… until we try and use them for purposes that aren’t their strong point. Queues, caches, catalogs, unstructured data, counters, and many other use cases, can be solved with relational databases, but are better served by alternative options.
Recently, Marcos Albe, Support Engineer at Percona, examined the goals, […]

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Solution Brief: How Percona Helped Patreon Realize the Value of Their Database Infrastructure

optimize your databases for peak performance

Our latest Solution Brief uses our relationship with Patreon to detail the ways that Percona services work together to provide customers with a complete database infrastructure solution.
Last year Patreon enlisted Percona’s help with their MySQL databases. Utilizing the full range of Percona Services (Managed Services, Support, Consulting, and Training) has allowed Patreon to make […]

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Share Your Database Market Insight in Our 2020 Open Source Database Survey

Percona Open Source Survey 2020

Share your knowledge and experience to help inform the open source community!
In 2019, we ran our first ever Open Source Data Management Software Survey, resulting in some interesting data on the state of the open source database market.
Some notable statistics included:

90% of survey respondents use more than one database technology in their work environment […]

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The Changing Face of Enterprise DBAs in Cloud-Driven Environments

DBA in cloud environments

Over the past ten years, those in charge of running enterprise databases saw their focus shift from simply ensuring access and availability to overseeing architecture, design, and scalability.
Site reliability engineers (SREs) and/or DBAs suddenly found themselves responsible for not only ensuring the company’s primary revenue engine stayed up but also for ensuring it could […]

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Benefit from Ongoing Innovation with Google Cloud

Percona and Google Cloud

While Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure continue to lead the pack, Google Cloud Platform had a good 2019, generating $10 billion of revenue and firmly positioning them as a viable alternative for large and small businesses. 
Google Cloud is working hard to market its unique benefits, hoping to capture a share of current […]

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