Percona Acquires Tokutek for Improved Database Performance

By CIOReview | Wednesday, May 13, 2015

SANTA CLARA, CA: Percona, a provider of enterprise-class MySQL and MongoDB solutions and services, has announced that it has acquired Tokutek, a database company that delivers Big Data processing power Open Source data management platforms that include, MySQL and MongoDB.

The acquisition, which includes the Tokutek distribution of MongoDB, called TokuMX, positions Percona to offer design, service, support and remote management for both MySQL and, ACID-compliant NoSQL database. The acquisition also makes Percona the owner of revolutionary Fractal Tree indexing. Fractal Tree indexing will enable Percona to improve database performance and storage compression across its MySQL and NoSQL product lines while lowering total cost of ownership for its customers.

The combination of an ACID-compliant, high-performance NoSQL database and Percona’s affordable and highly reliable MySQL solutions makes life simpler for database designers and administrators who can turn to just one expert, trusted service provider for all their database design, support and operational needs.

 “This acquisition delivers game-changing advantages to our customers. By adding a market-leading, ACID-compliant NoSQL data management option to our product line, customers finally have the opportunity to simplify their database decisions and on-going support relationships by relying on just one proven, expert provider for all their database design, service, management, and support needs,” Peter Zaitsev, Co-founder and CEO, Percona.