Free (and discounted) tickets to Percona Live!

From: Michael R.
Sent on: Thursday, September 27, 2012 5:07 PM
Hey folks - 

Percona has offered PhillyDB two free tickets to next week's awesome-looking Percona Live event!  These tickets cover both the tutorials and the conference.

Additionally, all PhillyDB members are eligible for a 50% discount on the regular ticket price!

To be eligible for these offers, tweet and/or FB post about Percona Live, and reply all to this email with the link to your tweet/post.  Please include the event URL http://www.percon...­ in the tweet/post.

At 5:00PM tomorrow (9/28), we will pick two winners from those who reply and each of these two winners will receive one free admission.

We will post the 50% discount link after notifying the two winners.


More info on the event:


Percona Live New York <http://www.percon...;­ is October 1-2, 2012 at the Sentry Centers located at 730 Third Avenue in New York City. The conference features tutorials October 1st and breakout sessions October 2nd with a networking reception Tuesday after the sessions. 

Percona Live New York features an outstanding collection of breakout speakers and topics including:

- Daniel Austin, Principal Architect, Paypal
Topics: “Building a Fast, Globally-distributed­ Data Warehouse with MySQL and NDB” and “Performance of Stored Routines in MySQL”

- Ronald Bradford, Founder and CEO, Effective MySQL
Topic: “MySQL Backup and Recovery Essentials”

- Bayard Carlin, Director of Technical Operations, New Relic
Topic: “Upgrading from MySQL 5.0 to 5.5”

- Evan Elias, Senior Engineer, Tumblr
Topic: “Managing Large Sharded Topologies with Jetpants”

- Devananda van der Veen, OpenStack Infrastucture Developer, HP Cloud Services
Topic: “Diagnosing and Fixing MySQL Replication”

- Seppo Jaakola, CEO, Codership Oy
Topic: “Synchronous Replication Use Cases”

- Jeff Mace, Director of Professional Services, Continuent, Inc.
Topic: “Consolidate Your Sharded Database Indexes in Real-time”

- John Mertic, Community Manager, SugarCRM
Topic: “Rescuing Your Legacy Database Abstraction Layer”


Percona Live New York also features a great lineup of sponsors supporting the conference including:

- Diamond Sponsors: 

Clustrix <http://www.clustr...;­, 
Continuent <http://www.contin...;­

- Platinum Sponsors: 

ScaleArc <http://www.scalea...;­, 
Nimbus Data <http://www.nimbus...;­, 
Fusion-io <http://www.fusion...;­

- Exhibitors: 

Tokutek <http://www.tokute...;­, 
Codership <http://www.coders...;­, 
Couchbase <http://www.couchb...;­, 
Akiban Technologies <http://www.akiban...;­, 
Ospero <http://www.ospero...;­, 
ParElastic <http://www.parela...;­, 
SkySQL <http://www.skysql...;­, 
ScaleBase <http://www.scaleb...;­, 
New Relic <http://www.newrel...;­

- Media Sponsors: 

DaniWeb <http://www.daniwe...;­, 
Database Trends and Applications <http://www.dbta.c...;­

- Additional Sponsors: 

OmniTI <http://www.omniti...;­, 
MariaDB <http://www.mariad...

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