Tag - Gartner

This Week in Data with Colin Charles 40: a Peak at Blockchain, Lots of MariaDB News, then Back on the Road

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community.
Shortly after the last dispatch, I jetted off for a spot of vacation (which really meant I was checking out the hype behind Blockchain with a database developer lens at the Blockchain Week NYC), and then […]

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Why Percona didn’t participate in the 2016 Gartner Operational DBMS MQ

Gartner Operational DBMS MQ

Around this time last year, Gartner named Percona a Challenger in the 2015 Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems (Gartner Operational DBMS MQ). For those not familiar with these, Magic Quadrants (MQ) are a set of market research reports published by Gartner that provide qualitative analysis into a market by highlighting its participants, relevant […]

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Gartner, Thank You for Recognizing Percona in the Magic Quadrant for ODBMS!

But mostly thank you to our customers who said more about Percona than we ever could have.
There are many milestones in the life of the company, and being included in the Gartner Magic Quadrant is one of very significant ones! I’m very proud we have now reached that milestone and have been recognized as […]

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Oracle license revenue and the MySQL ecosystem

Oracle was in the news recently with the story of its license revenue declining as much as 17% in the recent quarter. This is blamed on transitioning to the cloud in some publications, but others, such as Bloomberg and TechRepublic, look deeper, seeing open source software responsible for the bulk of it.
Things are especially […]

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The value of MySQL Support

Years ago when I worked for the MySQL Support organization at the original MySQL AB, we spoke about MySQL Support as insurance and focused on a value proposition similar to that of car insurance. For your car to be fully covered, you must purchase car insurance before the incident happens – in fact most […]

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