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TMCNet:  GenieDB Database-as-a-Service Provides Highly Available, Cost-Effective Geo-Distribution for Cloudbook

[March 03, 2014]

GenieDB Database-as-a-Service Provides Highly Available, Cost-Effective Geo-Distribution for Cloudbook

(Marketwire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/03/14 -- GenieDB, a provider of a leading Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) solution for MySQL, today announced that Cloudbook, a developer of innovative storytelling software initially targeted for enterprise sales teams, has minimized latency to its international user base and maintained high-availability cost-effectively by deploying GenieDB's globally distributed MySQL-as-a-Service (DBaaS). The GenieDB solution has allowed Cloudbook, which uses a LAMP stack with a MySQL database, to avoid switching to a NoSQL solution, thereby saving important resources for existing MySQL investments.

"GenieDB's MySQL-as-a-Service simplifies the process of distributing and replicating our data across multiple time zones," said Vince Vasquez, CEO, Cloudbook. "We are now able to provide the same level of performance to our customers anywhere in the world." "Cloudbook's innovative storytelling software needs to be available 24x7, with fast access in multiple geographies," said Cary Breese, CEO, GenieDB. "The GenieDB MySQL-as-a-Service allows Cloudbook to be highly available even during server or datacenter outages so that Cloudbook can focus its development resources on product enhancements and delivering a great user experience." With GenieDB, Cloudbook realizes several benefits: The ability to leverage existing knowledge and investment in MySQL without code changes. The ability to span multiple nodes and multiple cloud providers, eliminating risks and cloud provider lock-in. No single point of failure, even during data center or cloud provider outages. Independently operating nodes that each sync automatically after failure. Seamless Master-Master replication of data to globally distributed nodes, eliminating the challenges of Master-Slave or Circular replication.

GenieDB Globally Distributed MySQL-as-a-Service technology allows organizations to build large scale, multi-region, multi-master, high performance applications with the benefits of geographical database distribution, continuous availability during regional outages, and better application response time for globally distributed users.

Read more about Cloudbook's implementation here.

About GenieDB GenieDB, Inc. provides the first database technology that enables enterprises to globally scale their existing MySQL applications without incurring the costs and pain associated with abandoning traditional database architecture. By dramatically simplifying the migration of enterprises into cloud-based infrastructures, GenieDB brings global scalability to the mainstream. GenieDB's innovative and patent-pending approach automates and optimizes how data is processed across global networks and clouds, providing readily accessible, local database performance on a global scale. GenieDB is available on Amazon Web Services, HP Cloud and Rackspace Cloud Tools Marketplace and is headquartered in San Juan Capistrano, California Follow us on Twitter @GenieDB or visit us online at: www.GenieDB.com.

PR Contact: Jan Wiedrick-Kozlowski Activa PR for GenieDB 585.392.7878 Email Contact Source: GenieDB

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