Percona Ranked No. 70 with 118.2 Percent Revenue Growth from 2010 to 2012

PLEASANTON, California – Oct. 23, 2013 – Percona, the company that makes MySQL faster and more reliable, today announced it has been ranked No. 70 on San Francisco Business Times’ "Fast 100" list of the fastest-growing private companies in the Bay Area. The annual list recognizes companies for financial and performance growth over the past three years.

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 September 2013, Percona surpassed 2,000 total customers; experienced over 100 percent year-over-year growth in bookings for its Support for MySQL business; surpassed 700,000 downloads of its Percona Server open source software alternative to MySQL; and, grew to over 100 employees.

Additional Highlights

  • Percona ranked 1,566 on the 2013 Inc. 5000 list.
  • 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

“We are honored to be among this year’s list of the fastest growing private companies in the Bay Area. We pride ourselves in our ability to deliver the software innovations and technical expertise our customers require to power their growing and ever-complex database infrastructures. I am extremely proud of the work the Percona team delivers on a daily basis and look forward to a continuation of our outstanding growth.”

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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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