Percona Announces Conference Session Schedule for the Sixth Annual Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2017

Press Release | Percona | February 23, 2017

Sponsorship Opportunities Still Available, Advance Registration Discounts End March 5, 2017

RALEIGH, North Carolina – Feb. 23, 2017 – Percona, the company that delivers enterprise-class MySQL® and MongoDB® solutions and services, today announced that the conference session schedule for the sixth annual Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2017, taking place April 24-27, 2017, at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara and Santa Clara Convention Center. Sponsorship opportunities are still available, and Advance Registration Discounts can be purchased through March 5, 2017, 11:30 p.m. PST. The Hyatt Regency Santa Clara has a block of rooms reserved for attendees until March 23, but they are going fast.

The Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2017 is the premier event for open source software developers and users, as well as businesses that develop and use open source software. Topics for this year’s event focus on three key areas – MySQL, MongoDB and other open source databases. Other specialized tracks include Amazon Web Services, PostgreSQL, RocksDB, and Time Series.

Conference Session Schedule

Conference sessions take place April 25-27, and feature a range of in-depth talks related to each of the key areas. Conference session examples include:


  • One System to Fit Them All: Shared MySQL Hosting at Facebook – Andrew Regner, MySQL Infrastructure Production Engineer, Facebook
  • MySQL 8.0: What is New in the Optimizer? – Manyi Lu, Director Software Development, Oracle
  • Accelerate MySQL® for Demanding OLAP and OLTP Use Cases with Apache® Ignite™ – Nikita Ivanov, Founder & CTO, GridGain, and Peter Zaitsev, Co-Founder & CEO, Percona
  • Bash One-Liners and Other Tools to Simplify MySQL Ops at Scale – Gillian Gunson, Senior Infrastructure Engineer, GitHub, and Brian Cain, Database Engineer - MySQL SRE, Dropbox
  • Protecting MySQL Network Traffic – Daniël van Eeden, DBA,


  • How Sitecore Depends on MongoDB for Scalability and Performance, and What it Can Teach You – Grant Killian, Sitecore Architect, and Antonios Giannopoulos, Database Administrator, Rackspace
  • MongoDB Aggregation Pipeline – Jason Terpko, Database Administrator, ObjectRocket by Rackspace
  • MongoDB in AWS (MongoDB as a DBaaS) – Zhang Lu, Chief Architect, and Jing Wu, Principal DBA, AOL
  • Automating High Availability MongoDB Cluster Deployment and Management – Jonathan Rudenberg, CTO, Flynn
  • Do's and Dont's of the Modern Hybrid MongoDB MySQL Environment – Jonathan Wage, CTO, Opensky, and Rick Vasquez, Technical Account Manager, Percona

Open Source Databases

  • ClickHouse: High-Performance Distributed DBMS for Analytics – Victor Tarnavsky, Head of Analytics Systems Department, Yandex, and Alexey Milovidov, Head of development team, ClickHouse
  • OpenTSDB - Time Series Schema on Schemaless NoSQL – Chris Larsen, Sr. Software Engineer, Yahoo Inc.
  • Reusable Distributed Data Infrastructure with Dynomite – Ioannis Papapanagiotou, Senior Software Engineer, Netflix
  • Metrics Collection, Storage & Visualization at Scale – Dan Ni, Software Engineer, and Alex Coomans, Software Engineer, Square
  • Running Cassandra on Apache Mesos across multiple datacenters at Uber – Karthik Gandhi, Senior Software Engineer, Uber


Sponsorship opportunities for the Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2017 are available and offer the opportunity to interact with DBAs, sysadmins, developers, CTOs, CEOs, business managers, technology evangelists, solution vendors and entrepreneurs who typically attend the event. Current sponsors include:

  • Diamond Plus - Continuent, VividCortex
  • Gold - GridGain Systems
  • Silver – Yelp
  • Exhibitor – AgilData, Codership, Pythian, ScaleArc, ScaleDB, SelectStar, Severalnines, SolarWinds, Uber
  • Reception Sponsor –
  • Contributor Sponsor – MailChimp
  • Media – CMSWire, InsideBigData, InsideHPC, O’Reilly Media, Packt, Women Who Code

Planning to attend?

Advance Registration Discounts for the Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2017 are available through March 5, 2017, 11:30 p.m. PST.

Visit the Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2017 website for more information about the conference.

Percona Live Conferences

WHAT: Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2017
WHEN: April 24-27, 2017
WHERE: The Hyatt Regency Santa Clara and Santa Clara Convention Center - 5101 Great America Parkway Santa Clara, CA 95054

Company Information

Press Contacts

Brigit Valencia

For Percona

(360) 597-4516

[email protected]

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

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