Grab uses Percona to optimize the performance of its AWS-hosted database

RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA – Percona , the company offering enterprise class solutions and services MySQL � and MongoDB � , today announced that Grab, VTC booking in Southeast Asia, has achieved optimal performance of its database hosted by AWS through Percona’s consulting and support services. Thanks to Percona, Grab has optimized the performance of its application under a very high workload, to ensure the availability of the database in real time and to meet the scalability needs of its operations.

Like many companies looking to make sure their database can meet the needs of an ever-changing industry, Grab used AWS to host its database environment. DBaaS allows Grab to increase and decrease instances of the database as needed. However, this flexibility can sometimes lead to a lack of transparency in terms of operation and management of databases.

When Grab found that its users, and the amount of data about two-wheelers and cars in its AWS-hosted environment, were twenty times higher than previous levels and that it was beginning to affect the customer experience, The company called on Percona’s MySQL leaders and experts. With extensive experience in managing AWS environments, Percona has recommended various schema changes, query optimizations, and architecture changes to ensure responsiveness and availability.

Today, even if Grab continues to grow rapidly, the database management team is able to easily manage the demands associated with the increase in load and guarantee an excellent customer experience.

About Percona

Consulting and Support Services At Percona, our consultants have decades of experience in solving complex database performance and design issues. Available 24/7/365 worldwide, Percona experts have already worked remotely and on site with more than 3000 customers. The Percona Support Service is a very responsive, highly efficient and affordable option to ensure the continued performance of MySQL� and MongoDB� deployments. A user-friendly support team is available 24/7/365 online or over the phone to ensure that databases work optimally. The Percona Support Service helps the teams in charge of databases to increase their availability, to be more productive,


Edwin Law, Data Engineering Manager, Grab

“Our cloud-based databases must be extremely powerful and always available, so our Grab application provides an excellent experience for our customers who depend on us to meet their needs.” Mobility needs. With Percona’s consulting and support services, we know that we can design cloud solutions that meet our needs and that we are covered whenever there are problems affecting our performance. “

Peter Zaitsev, Co-founder and CEO of Percona

“Grab has determined that it is necessary to meet competitive requirements by ensuring a high-performance, cloud-based database environment and optimal customer experience , Without compromising its IT budget. Like many fast-growing companies in the world, Grab has called on Percona and its industry-recognized database performance specialists to access – whenever they need it – Of the most experienced DBAs in the world. “

About Percona

With more than 3,000 customers worldwide , Percona is the only company that provides enterprise class solutions for MySQL and MongoDB on both traditional and cloud platforms. The company provides Software , Support , Consulting and Services to some of the widest and renowned Internet brands such as Cisco Systems, Time Warner Cable, Alcatel-Lucent, Groupon, and the BBC, as well as many SMEs seeking to optimize Application performance while streamlining the efficiency of databases. Well established as opinion leaders, the Percona experts write the content of the Percona Data Performance Blog . The Percona Live conferences attract renowned speakers and speakers from around the world.

Source: Percona