Percona Listed at 1,566 Out of 5,000 companies, at 122 for Software Companies

PLEASANTON, California – Aug. 22, 2013 – Percona, the company that makes MySQL faster and more reliable, has been named to the 2013 Inc. 5000 list. The list measures revenue growth from 2009 through 2012 for U.S.-based companies that were privately held, for profit, and independent as of December 31, 2012. Percona made the list at number 1,566 out of all 5,000 companies and was number 122 for all software companies.

Founded in 2006, Percona delivers breakthrough products and services to help companies meet their greatest data challenges without any compromise in performance through the cost-effective, reliable scaling of open source software databases including MySQL, Percona Server, and MariaDB. Through the first half of 2013, Percona surpassed 2,000 total customers, experienced over 100 percent year-over-year growth in the total number of Support customers, surpassed 500,000 downloads of its open source software, and grew to nearly 100 employees.

Additional Highlights

  • The 2013 Inc. 5000 listed Percona at number 33 for California-based software companies
  • The 2013 Inc. 5000 listed Percona at number 77 in the San Francisco Metro Area
  • Percona was recognized as The Top Innovator in the SQL Technologies category of the 2013 DeveloperWeek Best of Tech Awards. Award winners are determined by a combination of peer voting and a review from an independent panel of judges.
  • Percona was named to the inaugural DBTA 100 list of the companies that matter most in data. The directory was compiled by the editorial staff of Database Trends and Applications (DBTA), and the 100 companies on the list were selected based on their presence, execution, vision, and innovation in delivering products and services to the data management marketplace.


Peter Zaitsev, Co-founder and CEO of Percona

“The growth of our business, as demonstrated by the 2013 Inc. 5000, is a powerful validation of our ability to help customers achieve their business goals and compete in a data-driven economy. Percona will continue to deliver the software innovations and technical knowhow our customers need to reliably and cost-effectively scale their database infrastructures while maintaining optimal database performance.”

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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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