Start of main content
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.