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Petr Zaitsev

Percona

Petr Zaitsev is the CEO and co-founder of Percona. As one of the foremost experts on Open Source strategy and databases optimization, Petr 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. Petr is a co-author of High-Performance MySQL: Optimization, Backups, and Replication, one of the most popular books on MySQL performance. Petr frequently speaks as an expert lecturer at Open Source, Databases, and related conferences.