PLEASANTON, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/22/14 -- Percona, the company that makes MySQL faster and more reliable, today highlighted its continued momentum during the second half of 2013. Offering product and service innovations that help companies cost-effectively and reliably scale their database footprint with optimal performance and reliability, Percona has consistently demonstrated thought leadership on the direction of the MySQL industry, a visionary approach to technology, and brilliant execution on its strategy. During the second half of 2013, the company topped 2,000 total customers, experienced nearly 60% percent year-over-year growth in Support bookings, generated over 600,000 downloads of its open source software, and grew to more than 100 employees. The company's Percona Live Conferences continue to draw the top companies and experts from across the MySQL industry, including all the major MySQL providers, with nearly 300 attendees at the Percona Live London MySQL Conference 2013.
Following the extraordinarily successful Second Annual Percona Live MySQL Conference last April and Percona Live London in October, Percona has announced the conference and tutorial schedule for the Third Annual Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo 2014 to be held at The Hyatt Regency Santa Clara and Santa Clara Convention Center, April 1-4, 2014.
2013 Second Half Highlights
Peter Zaitsev, Co-founder and CEO of Percona
"With today's big data and analytics trends, companies face unprecedented challenges to architect a cost-effective, high-performance data infrastructure that is highly reliable and scalable. Our customers continually tell us that they chose Percona because of our unmatched MySQL expertise and our reputation for delivering innovative and highly reliable software. The fact that we provide this as an open source solution means our customers are able to more effectively scale their businesses to meet growing demand. I'm very proud of the execution of our development, services, conference and operational teams as we continue to help set the agenda for the entire MySQL industry."
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, Remote DBA, Training, 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 www.percona.com.
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