DURHAM, NC--(Marketwired - Feb 1, 2016) - Percona, the company that delivers enterprise-class MySQL® and MongoDB® solutions and services, today announced the full schedule of breakout sessions and tutorials for the Percona Live Data Performance Conference 2016 (formerly the MySQL Conference and Expo), which will take place April 18-21, 2016 at The Hyatt Regency Santa Clara and Santa Clara Convention Center. Sponsorship opportunities are still available, and Early Bird Registration Discounts can be purchased through Feb. 3, 2016 at 11:30 p.m. PST. A discounted block of reserved rooms at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara is filling quickly, so attendees are urged to reserve now. The reservation block expires on March 25, 2016.

Percona Live Data Performance Conference 2016 is the premier event for the rich and diverse open source community and businesses that thrive in the MySQL and NoSQL marketplaces. Attendees include DBAs, sysadmins, developers, architects, CTOs, and CEOs representing organizations from industry giants such as Oracle to start-ups. Vendors increasingly rely on the conference as a major opportunity to connect with potential high-value customers from around the world.

Following are just some of the 143 engaging conference sessions, 18 helpful tutorials, and 22 25-minute talks that attendees can enjoy:

Conference Schedule

Session Title   Speaker(s)   Company
Dirty Little Secrets   Jeremy Tinley, Sr. MySQL Operations Engineer
Jenni Snyder, MySQL DBA
Jonah Berquist, Database Infrastructure Engineer
Geoffrey Anderson, Database Operations Engineer
Silvia Botros, Sr. MySQL DBA
Shlomi Noach, Sr. Systems Engineer
Shifting the Paradigm: MongoDB and the MEAN Stack   Kat Styons, Senior Full Stack Developer
Sruti Cheedalla, Senior Web Developer
  The Washington Post
InnoDB Locking Explained With Stick Figures   Bill Karwin, Senior Database Architect   SchoolMessenger
Espresso: LinkedIn's distributed document store on top of MySQL   Yun Sun, Staff Software Engineer
Eun-Gyu Kim, Staff Software Engineer
Davi Arnaut, Software Engineer
MongoDB Security   Stephane Combaudon, MySQL Consultant   Percona
The Life of a Click: How Hearst Publishing Manages Clickstream Analytics   Richard McFarland, VP Data Sciences   Hearst
Everyday We're Shuffling -- Online Shard Migration at Facebook   Daren Seagrave, MySQL Infrastructure Engineer   Facebook
What's New in MySQL   Geir Høydalsvik, Sr. Software Development Director
Simon Mudd, DBA
Vitess: The Complete Story   Sugu Sougoumarane, Engineer, Infrastructure & Storage   YouTube
MySQL and Docker Strategies   Patrick Galbraith, Senior Systems Engineer   Hewlett Packard
Operational Buddhism: Building Reliable Services From Unreliable Components   Ernie Souhrada, Database Engineer and Bit Wrangler   Pinterest
MySQL Performance: Scalability & Benchmarks   Dimitri KRAVTCHUK, MySQL Performance Architect   Oracle
A Little Cassandra for the Relational Brain   Partrick McFadin, Chief Evangelist   DataStax
Compression for OpenSource Databases   Peter Zaitsev, CEO   Percona
Indexing Strategies and Tips for MongoDB   Kimberly Wilkins, Principal Engineer/Databases   ObjectRocket by Rackspace


Session Title   Speaker(s)   Company
InnoDB Architecture and Performance Optimization for MySQL 5.7   Peter Zaitsev, CEO   Percona
MySQL GTID Implementation, Maintenance, and Best Practices   Brian Cain, MySQL Database Administrator
Mark Filipi, Senior Database Administrator
Gillian Gunson, Staff MySQL DBA
MySQL Replication, the Community Sceptic Roundup   Giuseppe Maxia, Quality Assurance Architect   VMware
Advanced Percona XtraDB Cluster in a nutshell, La Suite: Hands on Tutorial not for Beginners!   Frederic Descamps, Sr. Architect
Kenny Gryp, Principal Architect
MyRocks deep dive -- Flash optimized LSM database for MySQL, and its use case at Facebook   Yoshinori Matsunobu, Database Engineer   Facebook
Best practices for MySQL High Availability   Colin Charles, Chief Evangelist   MariaDB
MongoDB 3.2   David Murphy, MongoDB Practice Manager   Percona
An introduction to OpenStack Trove   Amrith Kumar, Founder & CTO
Doug Shelley, VP Product Development
  Tesora Inc.

Birds of a Feather
Birds of a Feather (BOF) sessions enable attendees with interests in the same project or topic to enjoy some quality face time. BOFs can be organized for individual projects or broader topics (e.g., best practices, open data, standards). Any attendee or conference speaker can propose and moderate an engaging BOF. Percona will post the selected topics and moderators online and provide a meeting space and time. The BOF sessions will be held Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. The deadline for BOF submissions is February 7.

Lightning Talks
Lightning Talks provide an opportunity for attendees to propose, explain, exhort, or rant on any MySQL, NoSQL or Data in the Cloud-related topic for five minutes. Topics might include a new idea, successful project, cautionary story, quick tip, or demonstration. All submissions will be reviewed, and the top 10 will be selected to present during one of the scheduled breakout sessions during the week. Lighthearted, fun or otherwise entertaining submissions are highly welcome. The deadline for submitting a Lightning Talk topic is February 7, 2016.

Sponsorship opportunities
for Percona Live Data Performance Conference 2016 are available and offer the opportunity to interact with more than 1,300 DBAs, sysadmins, developers, CTOs, CEOs, business managers, technology evangelists, solution vendors, and entrepreneurs who typically attend the event. Current sponsors include:

Diamond Plus: Deep Information Science, VMware
Platinum: Rackspace
Silver: Yelp
Exhibit: Codership
Media: Database Trends & Applications, Linux New Media, O'Reilly Media

Planning to Attend?
Early Bird Registration Discounts
for Percona Live Data Performance Conference 2016 are available through Feb. 3, 2016 at 11:30 p.m. PST.

Visit the Percona Live Data Performance Conference 2016 website for more information about the conference. Interested community members can also register to receive email updates about the conference.

Percona Live Conferences

What: Percona Live Data Performance Conference 2016
Where: The Hyatt Regency Santa Clara and Santa Clara Convention Center
5101 Great America Parkway Santa Clara, CA 95054
When: April 18-21, 2016

About Percona

With more than 3,000 customers worldwide, Percona is the only company that delivers enterprise-class solutions for both MySQL and MongoDB across traditional and cloud-based platforms. The company provides Software, Support, Consulting, and Managed Services to some of the largest and most well-known brands on the Internet such as Cisco Systems, Time Warner Cable, Alcatel-Lucent, Groupon, and the BBC, as well as to many smaller companies looking to maximize application performance while streamlining database efficiencies. Well established as thought leaders, Percona experts author content for the Percona Data Performance Blog. 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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