Please join Percona’s CEO, Peter Zaitsev as he presents Forking or Branching – Lessons from the MySQL Community on Tuesday, August 28th, 2018 at 7:00 AM PDT (UTC-7) / 10:00 AM EDT (UTC-4).
The MySQL Community offers a great example of various forks and branches, with MariaDB being the most well-known fork, and companies like Percona, Facebook and Alibaba maintaining their own branches.
In this presentation we will look at the history of MySQL, the causes of MySQL forking and branching, and discuss the benefits and drawbacks of both approaches, using specific examples from the MySQL ecosystem.
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Peter Zaitsev, CEO and Co-Founder
Peter Zaitsev co-founded Percona and assumed the role of CEO in 2006. As one of the foremost experts on MySQL strategy and optimization, Peter leveraged both his technical vision and entrepreneurial skills to grow Percona from a two-person shop to one of the most respected open source companies in the business. With over 140 professionals in 30 plus countries, Peter’s venture now serves over 3000 customers – including the “who’s who” of internet giants, large enterprises and many exciting startups. Inc. 5000 named Percona to their list in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. Peter was an early employee at MySQL AB, eventually leading the company’s High-Performance Group. A serial entrepreneur, Peter co-founded his first startup while attending Moscow State University where he majored in Computer Science. Peter is a co-author of High-Performance MySQL: Optimization, Backups, and Replication
, one of the most popular books on MySQL performance. Peter frequently speaks as an expert lecturer at MySQL and related conferences, and regularly posts on the Percona Database Performance Blog
. He has also been tapped as a contributor to Fortune and DZone, and his ebook Practical MySQL Performance Optimization is one of Percona’s most popular downloads.
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