Percona is an American company based in Durham and the developer of a number of open source software projects for MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL, MongoDB and RocksDB users. The company’s revenue of around $25 million a year is derived from support, consultancy and managed services of database systems.[1]

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The company was founded in 2006 by Peter Zaitsev and Vadim Tkachenko.[2] Its headquarters are in Raleigh, North Carolina, and it employs a mostly remote workforce in North America and the rest of the world.[3]

Open source softwareEdit

Percona maintains a GitHub repository for their open source software,[4] which can also be downloaded from the Percona website.[5]

Percona PMM architecture

MySQL database software:

MongoDB database software:

  • Percona Server for MongoDB
  • Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona Server for MongoDB
  • Percona Backup for MongoDB

PostgreSQL database distribution:

  • Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL

Database Management Tools

  • Percona Monitoring and Management[7]
  • Percona Toolkit

Other informationEdit

The company’s founders, Peter Zaitsev and Vadim Tkachenko co-authored with Baron Schwartz the book High Performance MySQL (3rd edition),[8] published by O’Reilly.


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  2. ^ "The Percona Team". Percona. Retrieved 2017-11-02.
  3. ^ Shin, Laura (31 Mar 2016). "At These 125 Companies, All Or Most Employees Work Remotely". Forbes. Retrieved 5 Mar 2020.
  4. ^ "Percona". GitHub. Retrieved 2017-11-02.
  5. ^ "Percona Software". Percona. Retrieved 2017-11-02.
  6. ^ "What You Need to Know About the MariaDB & Percona Forks of MySQL | Blog | AppDynamics". Application Performance Monitoring Blog | AppDynamics. 2016-01-26. Retrieved 2017-11-02.
  7. ^ "Percona Monitoring and Management". Percona.
  8. ^ Baron Schwartz; Peter Zaitsev; Vadim Tkachenko (March 2012). High Performance MySQL, 3rd Edition. O'Reilly Media. ISBN 978-1-4493-1428-6.

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