Percona Live 2017 Open Source Database Conference

April 24 - 27, 2017

Santa Clara, California

Peter Zaitsev

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Peter Zaitsev

CEO, Percona


Peter co-founded Percona in 2006, assuming the role of CEO. Percona helps companies of all sizes maximize their success with MySQL. Percona was named to the Inc. 5000 in 2013. Peter was an early employee at MySQL AB, eventually leading the company’s High Performance Group. A serial entrepreneur, Peter co-founded his first startup while attending Moscow State University where he majored in Computer Science. As CEO of Percona, Peter enjoys mixing business leadership with hands on technical expertise. Peter is co-author of High Performance MySQL published by O’Reilly, one of the most popular books on MySQL performance. Peter blogs regularly on Percona Database Performance Blog and speaks frequently at conferences. Peter lives in North Carolina with his wife and two children. In his spare time, Peter enjoys travel and spending time outdoors.


25 April - 9:00 AM - 9:15 AM at Main Scenario
Peter Zaitsev welcomes everyone to Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2017
25 April - 9:50 AM - 10:35 AM at Main Scenario
At Percona we see time series databases as a trend of 2017, hence the idea of having quick 5-minute lightning talks from projects that we think are stellar, followed by a quick panel on time series data stores in general. We discuss the "why a new time series data store" question, why these are ideal solutions, users, as well as where they see the future of this space.
25 April - 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM at Ballroom E
In this talk, I will introduce Percona’s latest open source software tool: Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM). I will briefly discuss high-level aspects of monitoring we’ve found work well in practice at Percona, and then spend the rest of the time with an online demonstration of how to use this tool to identify common MySQL issues. This demonstration will examine: · Base... [read more]
26 April - 9:25 AM - 9:45 AM at Main Scenario
Join Percona and the Diamond sponsors of the conference, VividCortex & Continuent to talk database trends
24 April - 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM at Ballroom F
InnoDB is the most commonly used storage engine for MySQL and Percona Server and is the focus for the majority of storage engine development by the MySQL and Percona Server teams. In this tutorial, we will look at the InnoDB architecture, including new developments in MySQL 5.6 as well as Percona Server.
27 April - 9:10 AM - 9:25 AM at Main Scenario
Join Peter Zaitsev, CEO of Percona, as he discusses the growth and adoption of open source databases and Percona’s commitment to remaining an unbiased champion of the open source database ecosystem. He will also provide updates and highlight exciting new developments in Percona Server software for MySQL and MongoDB.
25 April - 1:20 PM - 2:10 PM at Ballroom H
MySQL® is an extremely popular and widely used RDBMS. Apache® Ignite™ is the leading open source in-memory computing platform which can provide speed and scale to RDBMS-based applications. Apache Ignite is inserted between existing application and data layers and works with all common RDBMS, NoSQL and Hadoop® databases. Join Denis Magda, GridGain Product Manager, and Peter Zaitsev, CEO and Co-... [read more]