RALEIGH, NC--(Marketwired - Oct 18, 2016) - Percona, the company that delivers enterprise-class MySQL® and MongoDB® solutions and services, today announced the success of Percona Live Europe Open Source Database Conference, which took place October 3-5, 2016 at the Mövenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Centre. Percona also announced that the Call for Papers for Percona Live Data Open Source Database Conference 2017, scheduled for April 24-27, 2017, in Santa Clara, Calif., will be open until October 31 2016, and Super Saver registration discounts will be available until Nov 13, 2016. Next year's conference in Europe will take place September 25-27, 2017, in Dublin, Ireland.

Percona Live Europe Open Source Database Conference 2016, a three-day event featuring sessions on MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL and other open source databases, featured 122 speakers addressing a sold-out crowd of more than 400 attendees from more than 50 countries around the world. Attendees enjoyed in-depth discussions on subjects such as analytics, architecture and design, security, operations, scalability and performance. Companies with the greatest representation at the event included Booking.com, Facebook, MariaDB and Oracle -- a clear indication of the value these companies see in the increasingly popular Europe-based event.

"I want to thank all the sponsors, speakers and attendees at this year's Percona Live Europe Open Source Database Conference for making this the most compelling and fun event we've hosted in Europe," said Peter Zaitsev, co-founder and CEO of Percona. "We were particularly excited that Facebook chose the event to announce that the flash-optimized transactional storage engine MyRocks will now be included in Percona Server. This will deliver a tremendous benefit to Percona users with high-performance applications."

Breakout Sessions

This year's event featured more than 75 Breakout Sessions including:

  • "MySQL 8.0: what's new in Optimizer"
  • "Securing your MySQL/MariaDB data"
  • "Transactional Data Dictionary in MySQL 8.0: An Internal Server Component That Matters"
  • "MySQL Monitoring with Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM)"
  • "WiredTiger B-Tree vs WiredTiger In-Memory"


Percona Live Europe Open Source Database Conference 2016 was made possible through the support of the following sponsors:

  • Diamond -- Booking.com
  • Platinum -- Red Hat, Facebook
  • Gold -- VividCortex
  • Exhibitors -- Mangstor, MariaDB Foundation, ProxySQL, ScaleDB, Severalnines, SolarWinds, Tarantool, trivago, Zabbix, 
  • Media -- Amsterdam eWeek, CMSWire, Packt, Women Who Code
  • Web -- Ivinco, phpMyAdmin

The Next Percona Live Conference

What: Percona Live Data Open Source Database Conference 2017
Where: Santa Clara, Calif.
When: April 24-27, 2017

Discount pricing deadline: Nov. 13, 2016; sponsorships are available.

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 large, well-known global brands such as Cisco Systems, Time Warner Cable, Alcatel-Lucent, Rent the Runway and the BBC, as well as smaller enterprises looking to maximize application performance while streamlining database efficiencies. Well established as thought leaders, Percona experts author content for the Percona Database Performance Blog and the Percona Live Open Source Database Conferences draw attendees and expert technical speakers from around the world. For more information, visit www.percona.com.

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