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Continuent Announces Tungsten Enterprise 1.5 for Multi-Master, Multi-Region MySQL Data Services in the Amazon EC2


Deploy Continuent Tungsten cluster in the Amazon EC2 or other clouds, managed hosting facilities or in your own data center to obtain highly available MySQL data services with redundant data storage and servers

Percona Live MySQL Conference & Expo, SANTA CLARA, CA – April 10, 2012 – Continuent, Inc., a leading provider of replication and clustering solutions for MySQLTM and Oracle®, today announced the new Continuent Tungsten Enterprise 1.5. Tungsten Enterprise moves beyond simple big data by managing increasing data volume, complexity, speed and concurrency in the cloud or on-premise.

Tungsten Enterprise pushes the envelope in multi-master, multi-site MySQL database clusters with the following new features:

  • Set up Tungsten Enterprise clusters in the AmazonTM cloud with a single deployment command using your existing MySQL build
  • Build disaster recovery sites that can be promoted to full operation with a single command
  • Link clusters across Amazon regions using advanced multi-master topologies such as hub-and-spoke replication
  • Replicate data from Oracle to MySQL, or from MySQL to Oracle - "GoldenGateTM without the price tag"
  • Provide certified high availability and scaling without application changes or cloud-unfriendly VIPs.

Tungsten Enterprise is setting the standard for helping businesses build highly available and fast database systems using any MySQL version (MySQL Community, MySQL Enterprise, MariaDBTM and Percona ServerTM).

"Tungsten Enterprise consolidates geo-clustering, archive, backup and disaster recovery through seamless integration with the cloud," said Robert Hodges, CEO at Continuent. "By combining multi-master, multi-site clustering with Amazon EC2, Tungsten Enterprise enables new levels of speed, simplicity and reliability for database clustering, backup and recovery while reducing costs."


About Continuent

Continuent is the leading provider of replication and clustering solutions for MySQL and Oracle. Our Tungsten Enterprise product allows rapidly growing businesses to manage data on economical open source DBMS without migrating data or upgrading applications. Tungsten Enterprise operates equally well in cloud as well as on-premise deployments.

Our customers include American Express, AT&T, Constant Contact, F-Secure, Financial Times, Juniper Networks, Hearst Magazines UK, Marketo, Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, Sony Music Entertainment, Thomson Reuters and, an Amazon company. The largest Tungsten Enterprise deployment processes close to 1,000,000,000 (billion) transactions per day over 150TB of managed data.

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