Percona Live London: Top Ten reasons to attend Nov. 3-4

Percona Live London 2014Percona Live London 2014 is fast approaching – November is just around the corner. This year’s conference, November 3-4, will be even bigger and better than last year thanks to the participation of leading MySQL experts the world over (including you!).

The Percona Live London MySQL Conference is a great event for users of any level using any of the major MySQL branches: MySQL, MariaDB or Percona Server. And this year we once again host a star-studded group of keynote speakers from industry-leading companies in the MySQL space.

We’ll also be welcoming leading MySQL practitioners from across the industry (and from all corners of the world) who will speak on topics that matter to you now  – see the full conference schedule here:

Monday starts early with a full day of tutorials and a fun evening at the community dinner.  Attendees will be arriving in true London style on a double-decker bus! Tuesday morning will kick-off with a series of keynotes followed by interactive breakout sessions – wrapping things up at the end of the day with a fun post-conference reception (a great chance to make new friends and reconnect with old ones).

Here’s a sneak peek at some of the must-see events this year:

To recap, here are the Top Ten reasons to attend Percona Live London this November 3-4:

10. Advanced Rate Pricing ends October 5th
9. Hear about the hottest current topics and trends.
8. Network! Meet face-to-face in the “hallway track” and make lasting connections.
7. Learn how to make MySQL work better for you – regardless of your expertise.
6. Have a blast at the community dinner!
5. Discuss your unique challenges with experts and discover options for solving them.
4. Engage with the sponsors at their tabletop exhibits.
3. Listen to top industry leaders describe the future of the MySQL ecosystem
2. Learn what works, and what doesn’t, from leading companies using MySQL
1. And the Number 1 reason to attend Percona Live London 2014: ALL of the above!

I look forward to seeing you in London this November and don’t forgot that Advanced Rate Pricing pricing ends October 5 so be sure to register now!

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Thank You Percona Live London 2012 Attendees!

Percona Live London wrapped up last week to very positive reviews from attendees and sponsors like those from Johan De Meersman.

Percona was pleased to provide an engaging event for MySQL community members that featured engaging tutorials, highly rated breakout sessions, a very well-attended Tuesday community networking reception sponsored by Clustrix, and keynotes from a variety of industry experts:

  • Peter Zaitsev, Percona
  • Monty Widenius, Monty Program Ab
  • Robert Hodges, Continuent
  • Frank Terburg, Clustrix

We were pleased to see such a varied and all inclusive group of MySQL community members in attendance. A few facts about the attendees:

  • 52% were from the United Kingdom and 35% were from other parts of Europe that included representatives from countries including Finland, The Netherlands, France, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Austria, Lebanon, and Malta. Other nations represented included Russia, Estonia, Turkey, Lithuania, and Malaysia
  • 20% were from software companies, 8% were from telecommunications companies, 7% were from eCommerce businesses, and 4% were from companies in the financial services industry. Other industries represented included media, retail, entertainment, mobile technology, education, hospitality, social networking, biotechnology, and healthcare.
  • 45% of attendees were from companies with 51 to 500 employees, 37% were from companies with 50 or fewer employees, and 10% were from companies with more than 5,000 employees, and 8% were from companies with 501 to 5,000 employees.

Percona Live events are made exceptional by the great variety and quality of speakers and the enthusiasm and diversity of the MySQL community attendees. Thanks to everyone who attended Percona Live London 2012 – we look forward to another great event in London in 2013.

Our next Percona Live event is the annual Percona Live MySQL Conference & Expo at the Santa Clara Convention Center from April 22nd through the 25th, 2013. Visit the conference website to see the strong lineup of tutorials and the initial list of breakout sessions. Thanks to the efforts of our outstanding Conference Committee, watch for the full conference breakout session schedule next week. See you all in Santa Clara!

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