Percona Live London 2013 Also Accepting Speaker Proposals Through September 8th

PLEASANTON, California – September 4, 2013 – Percona, the company that makes MySQL faster and more reliable, announced that the Call for Speakers for the Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo 2014 is open and accepting speaker proposals through November 22, 2013. The 2014 event will be held at The Hyatt Regency Santa Clara and Santa Clara Convention Center, from April 1-4. Sponsorship opportunities and Super Saver Registration discounts are also available.

With “awesome” used as a common descriptor, the 2013 conference boasted a 15% increase in attendees over 2012 and attracted MySQL experts from 35 countries and six continents. Percona Live featured talks by industry luminaries from Oracle, Percona, 451 Research, HP Cloud Division, Amazon Web Services, Continuent, Monty Program Ab, and many more. The 2014 event promises to be even better.

Proposals are being accepted for both conference breakout sessions as well as pre-conference tutorial sessions:

  • The conference committee is especially interested in receiving detailed proposals for breakout sessions that fit into the likely conference tracks of Developing Applications, Database Administration, Trends in Architecture and Design, Tools, Utilizing Hardware, Integrating MySQL and NoSQL, New Features, Best Practices for Businesses, Replication, and High Availability Strategies. Each session is 50 minutes in length including a Q&A period.
  • Tutorials should present immediate and practical applications of in-depth MySQL knowledge targeted at a level between a training class and a conference breakout session. Tutorials are three hours in length including a Q&A period.


Sponsorship opportunities for the Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo 2014 are available. Sponsors become a part of a dynamic and growing ecosystem and interact with more than 1,000 DBAs, sysadmins, developers, CTOs, CEOs, business managers, technology evangelists, solutions vendors, and entrepreneurs in the heart of Silicon Valley.

Planning to Attend?

Super Saver registration discounts for the Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo 2014 are available until November 17, 2013.

Visit the Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo 2014 website for more information about the conference. Interested community members can also register to receive email updates about the Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo 2014.

Percona Live London

The conference committee for Percona Live London 2013 is currently accepting session and tutorial submissions for the November conference through September 8, 2013. Speakers will be announced at the end of the month.

Sponsorship opportunities for the Percona Live London 2013 conference are still available. Sponsors already committed to the event include:

  • Diamond: Continuent
  • Platinum: Codership, Fusion-io, Virident
  • Exhibits Only: Invinco
  • Other: Devart

Early Bird registration discounts for Percona Live London 2013 are available until September 15, 2013. The conference is November 11-12, 2013.

Percona Live Conferences

What: Percona Live London 2013
Where: Millennium Gloucester Conference Center
4-18 Harrington Gardens, London, SW7 4LH
When: November 11-12, 2013
Call for Papers Deadline: September 8, 2013

What: Percona Live Conference and Expo 2014
Where: The Hyatt Regency Santa Clara and Santa Clara Convention Center
5101 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, CA 95054
When: April 1-4, 2014
Call for Papers Deadline: November 22, 2013

Company Information

Press Contacts
Terry Erisman
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About Percona

Percona has made MySQL faster and more reliable for over 2,000 consulting and support customers worldwide since 2006. Percona provides enterprise-grade MySQL support, Consulting, Training, Remote DBA, and Server Development services to companies such as Cisco Systems, Alcatel-Lucent, Groupon, and the BBC. Percona's founders authored the definitive book High Performance MySQL from O'Reilly Press and the widely read MySQL Performance Blog. Percona also develops software for MySQL users, including Percona Server, Percona XtraBackup, Percona XtraDB Cluster, and Percona Toolkit. The popular Percona Live conferences draw attendees and acclaimed speakers from around the world. For more information, visit

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