Continuent and SkySQL Join Forces to Provide Services for MySQL Users

Continuent, Inc., a provider of replication and clustering solutions for open source databases, and SkySQL Ab, a provider of solutions for the MySQL database in the enterprise and cloud, have announced a strategic partnership. SkySQL will provide its MySQL database software, services and support to customers of Continuent's Tungsten Enterprise, a complete clustering and data management solution for MySQL, and Tungsten Replicator, an advanced data replication solution.

Under the partnership agreement, SkySQL and Continuent will jointly offer Tungsten Enterprise and Tungsten Replicator-based solutions to aid MySQL users in accelerating the deployment and management of clustered MySQL databases, as well as the deployment of complex data replication solutions. Continuent and SkySQL will also offer MySQL users the SkySQL Enterprise support subscription, a comprehensive offering of server software, production support and monitoring tools for any version of the MySQL database.

"We are very excited about the opportunity to work with SkySQL, another leader in the MySQL ecosystem. High availability and scaling with automatic resource allocation provide real benefits to database applications of all sizes, and Tungsten Enterprise provides industry leading solutions for database management, continuity and data backup and recovery," said Robert Hodges, CEO at Continuent.

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