Database Trends

Is MongoDB the New Oracle?

MongoDB New Oracle

Billy Duberstein’s article, If You Invested $1000 in MongoDB’s IPO, This Is How Much Money You’d Have Now, illustrated how much money you would have made if you had invested in the MongoDB IPO — over five times what you bought in at!
Although that’s impressive, what was really striking was the reasoning behind why […]

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MySQL Training and Education Is Here for You!

MySQL Training

Percona Training Is Here for You!
Percona’s Training and Education Department wants you! For the past three years, Percona has quietly been delivering world-class training all over the globe, to companies large and small. We are in full force and ready to spread our knowledge directly to your organization to make your staff the absolute […]

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The State of the Open Source Database Industry in 2020: Part Four

when is open source not really open

This post is the last in a four-part blog series by Matt Yonkovit, Percona Chief Experience Officer. Read Matt’s other blogs in the series here – “Baseline Data and the Size of the Market”, “Migrating from Proprietary Software to Open Source”, and “The Most Popular Open Source Databases 2020.”
When is Open Source Not Really […]

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The State of the Open Source Database Industry in 2020: Part Three

State of the Open Source Database Industry

A four-part blog series by Matt Yonkovit, Percona Chief Experience Officer. Read Matt’s other blogs in this series –  “Baseline Data and the Size of the Market“,  “Migrating from Proprietary Software to Open Source“, and “When is Open Source Not Really Open?“
The Most Popular Open Source Databases 2020
Although there are some variations, the most […]

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Tactics to Scale Down Your MongoDB Deployment

scale down mongodb deployment

“Get big fast” was a mantra in the second eCommerce boom. MongoDB’s success during its startup years was due in large part to being the best database to support that.
But maybe, after your growth years, the data’s rent bill has become a little high? Big data was nice, but you absorbed a lot of […]

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