It was once said that “real artists ship.” In looking over the
history of Percona software releases, we are currently shipping
more software than ever before.
First, let’s look at Percona Server. Let’s look at all major
versions: 5.1, 5.5 and 5.6 as well as the total for each year.
The estimate for 2013 comes from assuming the second half of 2013
is similar to the first half.
Percona Server releases per year
In 2011, when Percona Server 5.5 came along, we see a sharp
reduction in Percona Server 5.1 releases (remember that
there’s at least one Percona Server 5.1 release for each Oracle
MySQL 5.1 release, … [Read more...]