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2009-02-12 06:50:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Percona (http://www.percona.com), a leading provider of consulting and support for large, high-performance Internet applications built from open-source software, has announced their Percona Performance Conference 2009 (http://conferences.percona.com/). The conference theme is "Performance is Everything." This free event presents experts on all aspects of the full software stack, including open-source databases (especially MySQL and InnoDB),...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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