Percona white papers present information on a variety of topics, such as in-depth analyses and recommendations for common issues faced by database developers and administrators. The results of our benchmarking tests on software and hardware solutions are also presented. Where appropriate, Percona white papers present best practice recommendations that are based on our in-depth experience developed through working with leading technology users.

Why Choose PostgreSQL?

PostgreSQL, most commonly referred to as Postgres, is the fourth most popular database in the world. It has a primary focus on data integrity and has the ability to be customized through extensions.

PostgreSQLPerformance Optimization

Why Choose MongoDB?

MongoDB is the most popular NoSQL database option. How do you know when it makes sense to use it over another database?

MongoDBMongoDB SupportPerformance Optimization

Why Choose MySQL?

MySQL is one of the most widely used relational databases, powering nine out of ten websites around the world. With this level of adoption, it must be a good fit for your needs, right? Not so fast.

MySQLMySQL SupportPerformance Optimization

Early Database Architecture Decisions Can Cost (or Burn) Future Money

In the rush to get products out the door, meet deadlines and boost sales, companies often overlook the need to proactively maintain, tune and optimize their infrastructure.

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Early Database Architecture Decisions Can Limit (or Kill) Future Growth

Today’s enterprises depend more and more on business-critical applications and websites. Understanding how your database affects your application performance is vital to achieving business goals.

MariaDBPostgreSQLMongoDBMySQLDatabase Infrastructure

How to Perform Schema Upgrades with Percona XtraDB Cluster (PXC)

Percona XtraDB Cluster (PXC) is an active/active high availability and high scalability open source solution for MySQL clustering.

Percona XtraDB ClusterDatabase Infrastructure

Migrating to the Cloud Doesn’t Mean Lose Your DBA

When you look back at most outages and customer slowdowns, you often can tie these back to a series of events that started early in the lifecycle of an application.

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Performance at Scale: Keeping Your Database on Its Toes

Will your database performance meet your business growth needs?

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Database in the Cloud: How to Make Your Cloud Database Environments Soar (or Sore)

Today, keeping your enterprise agile and flexible is not just an advantage, it is a requirement.