December 17, 2007
SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 11 --
Continuent Inc., the leading provider of commercial open source
middleware solutions for database high-availability and scalability,
today announced new versions of Continuent uni/cluster for PostgreSQL
and Continuent uni/cluster for MySQL with enhanced database scaling and
ease of deployment in large-scale production environments. Continuent
uni/cluster is a suite of middleware software that delivers
high-availability and scalability clustering for virtually any
mission-critical database application.
The key enhancements of release 2007.1 are:
2007.1 has a number of important usability features such as easier
configuration file layout, documentation improvements, and improved
installation with error checking. For MySQL, we have added support for
stored functions that contain writes. For PostgreSQL, we introduced
support for PostGIS functions," said Eero Teerikorpi, CEO at
Continuent. "And last but not least, we have the new uni/cluster
Connector. It is an innovative SQL proxy that allows MySQL and
PostgreSQL native clients to connect transparently to Continuent
uni/cluster database clustering without changes to application code or
Continuent provides continuous data availability. Continuent develops and markets commercial Continuent uni/cluster products and services based on Sequoia, a database-neutral, open source database-clustering project (www.continuent.org). Continuent's commercial open source solutions are currently available for EnterpriseDB, MySQL and PostgreSQL. Continuent's Sequoia open source solutions are available for Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, IBM DB2 and Sybase. Continuent is headquartered in San Jose, Calif., with research labs in Finland and France. For more information, visit www.continuent.com.
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