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  Wednesday, October 9, 2013    Peter Zaitsev

Linux is by far the most common platform on which to run MySQL. Accordingly, there is a wealth of both accumulated knowledge and confusion about the best way to accomplish this. Join Percona CEO and Founder Peter Zaitsev as he discusses how to make your MySQL installation on Linux the most successful one possible.

Topics include:

  • Hardware, file system, and Linux distribution choice
  • Cloud and virtualization
  • Storage configuration
  • Linux kernel configuration
  • MySQL configuration
  • Monitoring and trending

At the end of this webinar, you will understand how to best implement and run MySQL on Linux to meet your business needs.

About the Author

Peter Zaitsev

Peter Zaitsev co-founded Percona and assumed the role of CEO in 2006. As one of the foremost experts on MySQL strategy and optimization, Peter leveraged both his technical vision and entrepreneurial skills to grow Percona from a two-person shop to one of the most respected open source companies in the business. With over 140 professionals in 30 plus countries, Peter’s venture now serves over 3000 customers – including the “who’s who” of internet giants, large enterprises and many exciting startups. Percona was named to the Inc. 5000 in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. 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. Peter is a co-author of High Performance MySQL: Optimization, Backups, and Replication, one of the most popular books on MySQL performance. Peter frequently speaks as an expert lecturer at MySQL and related conferences, and regularly posts on the Percona Database Performance Blog. He has also been tapped as a contributor to Fortune and DZone, and his recent ebook Practical MySQL Performance Optimization Volume 1 is one of’s most popular downloads. Peter lives in North Carolina with his wife and two children. In his spare time, Peter enjoys travel and spending time outdoors.


How Percona Can Help

If you are looking to deploy or optimize your deployment of MySQL on Linux, Percona Consulting can help you:

  • Audit your Linux - MySQL deployment
  • Optimize your Linux server/hardware
  • Develop automation tools to rapidly deploy new Linux/MySQL servers
  • Manage all your operational database needs

Contact us to let us know how we can help.