Completely Open-Sourced Continuent Tungsten Replicator 2.1 Now Available

Continuent, Inc., a provider of clustering and replication solutions , has announced the availability of completely open-sourced Tungsten Replicator 2.1. This release includes previously closed-source capabilities to extract data in real time from Oracle EE and SE servers, including RAC.

Tungsten Replicator is a high performance, open source, data replication engine for MySQL and Oracle, released under a GPL V2 license and available for a free download. Tungsten Replicator is also one of the core components of Continuent’s clustering solution, Continuent Tungsten.

Tungsten Replicator 2.1 offers parallel, multi-master and heterogeneous replication. According to the company, highlights include low-impact, real-time replication with up-to 5X throughput over native MySQL and over 100X reduction in slave lag; efficient multi-master operation across sites using a variety of replication topologies including bi-directional, all-masters, stars, and snowflakes; replication between MySQL and Oracle as well as from Oracle to Oracle itself; and the ability to load data in real-time from Oracle and MySQL to high-performance data warehouses like Vertica and InfiniDB.

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