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2010-04-13 07:45:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Percona, Inc. (http://www.percona.com), experts in performance and scalability of MySQL(TM) databases and LAMP applications, announces "Percona Server with XtraDB" as a drop-in replacement for MySQL, with full backward compatibility. Percona's release enhances MySQL 5.1 with up to 10x performance improvements, diagnostic tools useful to DBAs, and more tunability of server behavior. Also included is Percona's online backup utility XtraBackup, the...

2009-08-24 07:20:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Percona, Inc. (http://www.percona.com/training), provider of pay-as-you-go consulting for the popular LAMP stack and other open-source software, announced today training workshops for InnoDB and XtraDB, which are among the most widely used storage engines for the open-source MySQL database. Percona's training is the first ever in North America exclusively focused on InnoDB. XtraDB is a fork of InnoDB under the GPL license, with development led...

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),...

2008-12-09 07:15:00

Tom Basil, MySQL Employee #11, Leads Support Team PLEASANTON, Calif., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Percona, Inc., provider of pay-as-you-go consulting and support for MySQL databases, announced today the appointment of Tom Basil as Chief Operating Officer of the company. Previously, Basil was Director of Support for MySQL AB for nearly eight years, serving from the inception of MySQL AB's support team until after its $1 billion acquisition by Sun Microsystems. Basil's team became home for many...

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