Peter Zaitsev

Peter Zaitsev
CEO, Percona LLC


Peter co-founded Percona in 2006, assuming the role of CEO. Percona is the only company that delivers enterprise-class solutions for both MySQLⓇ and MongoDBⓇ across traditional and cloud-based platforms. Percona has been on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing companies since 2013. Back in 2000s 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.

As CEO of Percona, Peter enjoys mixing business leadership with hands on technical expertise. Peter is co-author of High Performance MySQL published by O’Reilly, one of the most popular books on MySQL performance. Peter blogs regularly on Percona Performance Blog and speaks frequently at conferences all over the world. Peter lives in North Carolina with his wife and two children. In his spare time, Peter enjoys travel and spending time outdoors.


Location: Ballroom G
Peter Zaitsev (Percona LLC)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 4 ratings)
This is updated and revised version of tutorial done at MySQL Conference 2010 Read more.
Location: Ballroom G
Peter Zaitsev (Percona LLC)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 7 ratings)
This talk is about Innodb and XtraDB architecture with focus on architecture aspects important for performance optimization. We will also look into tuning Innodb settings as well as designing database schema and application to take advantage of architecture. Read more.
Peter Zaitsev (Percona LLC)
Average rating: ***..
(3.60, 5 ratings)
MySQL Performance Schema is a new performance analyzes tool in MySQL 5.5, learn how to use it for Performance Optimization tasks. Read more.
Peter Zaitsev (Percona LLC)
Average rating: **...
(2.86, 7 ratings)
It takes a lot to deliver consistent high performance for your MySQL powered system. In this presentation we'll look at defining Performance Goals, understanding Architecture Scalability and performing Capacity Planing. Read more.
Architecture and Technology
Location: Ballroom F
Yekesa Kosuru (Nokia), Peter Zaitsev (Percona LLC)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 1 rating)
The “NoSQL” movement is typically related to key-value systems and, lacking a formal definition, can be interpreted many ways. NoSQL discussions that focus on availability and scalability highlight ACID issues but not really SQL. The key-value systems can be built many ways and relational databases as a back end is a serious contender. Read more.
Location: Ballroom F
Peter Zaitsev (Percona LLC), Richard Kelm (Sphinx Search)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 3 ratings)
Sphinx Search Engine is a well known tool for dealing with full text search problems on the large scale, but did you know you can use Sphinx for other tasks, which your traditional database may not be well suited for. This presentation will look into practical cases of using Sphinx beyond full text search and provide performance comparison to using MySQL for the same task. Read more.
Peter Zaitsev (Percona LLC)
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 3 ratings)
Learn best practices in Upgrading MySQL from one Major version to another as well as tools helping to implement these best practices Read more.
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  • SkySQL
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