Early Bird Registration Discounts Available Through February 1, 2015

DURHAM, North Carolina – Dec. 9, 2014 – Percona, the company that makes MySQL and OpenStack faster and more reliable, today revealed the initial roster of speakers for OpenStack Live 2015, a new annual conference that will run in parallel with the Percona Live MySQL Conference & Expo 2015 at The Hyatt Regency Santa Clara and Santa Clara Convention Center. OpenStack Live 2015 will take place April 13-14. Early Bird registration discounts are available until February 1, 2015 at 11:30 p.m. PST.

OpenStack Live 2015 is a unique opportunity to hear from leading experts in the field about top cloud strategies, improving overall cloud performance, and operational best practices for managing and optimizing OpenStack and its MySQL database core.

Initial Speaker Roster

The initial list of speakers and topics includes:

  • Matthew Fischer, Principal Software Engineer for OpenStack DevOps at Time Warner Cable, and Clayton O’Neill, Principal Software Engineer for OpenStack Cloud at Time Warner Cable: “Deploying an OpenStack Cloud at Scale at Time Warner Cable”
  • Amrith Kumar, Founder and CTO of Tesora, Inc., and Tushar Katarki, Director of Product Management at Percona: “An Introduction to Database as a Service with an Emphasis on OpenStack Using Trove”
  • Swapnil Kulkarni, Senior Software Engineer at Red Hat: “Lightweight OpenStack Benchmarking Service with Rally and Docker”
  • Peter Boros, Principal Architect at Percona: “MySQL and OpenStack Deep Dive”

OpenStack Live 2015 attendees will also have access to the Percona Live MySQL Conference & Expo keynotes, receptions, exhibition hall, and Birds of a Feather sessions on April 13 and 14, allowing them to dive deeper into MySQL topics such as high availability, security, performance optimization, and much more.


Sponsorship opportunities for OpenStack Live 2015 are still available. Sponsors become a part of a dynamic and growing ecosystem of OpenStack and MySQL professionals, including DBAs, SysAdmins, developers, CTOs, CEOs, business managers, technology evangelists, solutions vendors, investors, and entrepreneurs who typically attend Percona Live MySQL Conference & Expo events.

Planning to Attend?

Early Bird Registration Discounts for OpenStack Live 2015 are available through February 1, 2015 at 11:30 p.m. PST.

Visit the OpenStack Live 2015 website for more information about the conference. Interested community members can also register to receive email updates about OpenStack Live 2015.

Percona Live Conferences

What:OpenStack Live 2015
Where:The Hyatt Regency Santa Clara and Santa Clara Convention Center
5101 Great America Parkway Santa Clara, CA 95054
When:April 13-14, 2015

Company Information

Press Contacts
Terry Erisman
(888) 401-3401 Ext. 555

About Percona

Percona has made MySQL faster and more reliable for over 2,000 clients worldwide since 2006. Percona provides enterprise-grade MySQL Support, Consulting, Managed Services, and Training to companies such as Cisco Systems, Alcatel-Lucent, Groupon, Time Warner Cable, and the BBC. Percona's founders authored the definitive book High Performance MySQL from O'Reilly Press and the widely read Percona Performance Blog. Percona also develops open source software for MySQL and OpenStack users, including Percona Server, Percona XtraBackup, Percona XtraDB Cluster, and Percona Toolkit. The popular Percona Live and OpenStack Live conferences draw attendees and acclaimed speakers from around the world. For more information, visit www.percona.com.

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