April 22, 2013 08:00 ET

GenieDB 2.0 Debuts to Deliver Increased Performance and Compatibility With MySQL 5.6

Multi-Regional, Self-Healing MySQL Now Available for Next Generation Implementations

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 22, 2013) - GenieDB Inc, a leading innovator of distributed relational database technology, today announced GenieDB Enterprise 2.0, the next version of multi-regional self-healing MySQL. This new version works with MySQL to provide enterprises a cloud-enabled, ultra-available, globally distributed database platform that supports any MySQL application without the pain of switching to a new database. With GenieDB's global distribution capabilities and MySQL plug-in architecture, companies can easily ensure that their MySQL applications will stay up, even if any cloud goes down.

GenieDB Enterprise 2.0 provides increased performance and compatibility with MySQL 5.6. GenieDB also recently announced expanded availability of GenieDB on Rackspace.

GenieDB Enterprise 2.0, which allows for applications built with MySQL 5.6 to be easily distributed across multiple geographies, is offered now for private preview with general availability later this quarter.

"MySQL 5.6 represents a significant boost in performance and scalability for the database that many of the largest web-facing organizations in the world rely upon for their mission critical applications," said Cary Breese, CEO, GenieDB, Inc. "GenieDB 2.0 transforms MySQL into a highly available, resilient and multi-datacenter platform, specifically designed for highly distributed, failure-prone cloud environments."

Visit GenieDB at Percona Live, booth #112, where GenieDB will be showing the "Indestructible Blog" to demonstrate how easy it is to keep applications up and running even during a cloud outage or server failure. Or attend GenieDB's Chief Technology Officer Sumeet Sheokand's presentation on "Availability During Cloud Outages: Multi-Regional, Self-Healing MySQL, Replication and High Availability Strategies" tomorrow, Tuesday, April 23 at 11:30 a.m.

About GenieDB
GenieDB is 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 the earliest stage company to present at Under the Radar and Oracle Open World 2010 and recently debuted on the Rackspace Cloud Tools Marketplace. GenieDB is headquartered in San Juan Capistrano, California and is online at

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