July 28, 2011 09:03 ET

SkySQL Introduces SkySQL™ Recovery Manager Powered by Zmanda

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 28, 2011) -

  • SkySQL will resell co-branded backup and recovery solution as part of SkySQL™ Enterprise subscription
  • New solution bolsters SkySQL offerings for mission critical, high availability MySQL® database deployments

SkySQL Inc., the first choice in affordable MySQL® database solutions for the enterprise and cloud, today introduced the SkySQL™ Recovery Manager, a backup and recovery solution for the MySQL database. Powered by Zmanda, the industry's leading provider of enterprise and cloud-based backup and disaster recovery solutions, this product will be offered as part of the SkySQL™ Enterprise subscription and will provide easy-to-use, highly flexible, robust backup and recovery solutions for MySQL databases.

Under the agreement, SkySQL will also resell snapshot managers for the NetAPP®, Veritas®, and Clariion® file systems, as well as Zmanda professional services and training. The SkySQL Recovery Manager is backed by commercial support from SkySQL and Zmanda.

"Alleviating the burden of database administrators has always been our top priority," said Chander Kant, CEO and founder of Zmanda. "Partnering with SkySQL was a natural choice for us to work towards that goal. They are a company that shares the same desire to delivering more affordable, user-friendly, yet comprehensive solutions for the MySQL database. They are deeply rooted in the MySQL community and their wealth of expertise in the open source market is a precious commodity."

The SkySQL Recovery Manager is powered by Zmanda's ZRM® solution, the most advanced backup and recovery solution for the MySQL database. This solution allows database administrators to perform flexible backups, backup live MySQL databases without impacting applications and users, perform one-click point-in-time recovery, and more. With this solution, DBAs can maximize data security and proactively manage backup and recovery projects.

"We now live in a world where data drives the enterprise," said Ulf Sandberg, CEO and founder at SkySQL. "Loss of even a small amount of data can have catastrophic results for business. Having a robust backup solution is crucial, and that is why we are proud to partner with Zmanda to offer the SkySQL Recovery Manager. Their company has always been a leader in open source backup and recovery solutions for the enterprise and cloud, which made them a logical partner for SkySQL."

The SkySQL Recovery Manager is immediately available as part of the SkySQL Enterprise Platinum and Unlimited subscriptions. The product is also available as an add-on to SkySQL Enterprise Basic and Silver subscriptions.

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About SkySQL Ab
SkySQL Ab, the company behind the SkySQL™ Enterprise subscription, is the first choice in affordable MySQL® database solutions for the enterprise and cloud. Founded by former executives, personnel, and investors of MySQL AB, SkySQL Ab is an open source software company committed to furthering the future development of MySQL database technologies, while delivering cost-effective database solutions and exceptional customer service. SkySQL Ab's customers include ATOS Worldline, Canal+, Deutsche Telekom,, FHE3,, Nordic Growth Market (NGM), Richemont and Virgin Mobile. SkySQL's worldwide headquarters is located in Helsinki, Finland. The company has operations in Asia, Europe and North America. For more information, please call 1(877) 303-5799, or visit, and follow conversations at

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About Zmanda
Zmanda, based in Sunnyvale, California, is the global leader in open source enterprise backup and recovery. The company's products -- Amanda Enterprise, Zmanda Recovery Manager (ZRM) for MySQL, and Zmanda Cloud Backup (ZCB) -- make it simple and affordable to backup and recover data in an increasingly complex and heterogeneous IT environment. Amanda Enterprise is an enterprise-grade, network backup solution based on Amanda, the world's most popular open source backup and recovery software with more than half a million active installations worldwide. ZRM for MySQL is the first mission-critical backup solution designed specifically for MySQL databases. ZCB is the first Windows backup solution to backup both files and live applications to the Amazon S3 storage cloud. Businesses in more than 60 countries trust Zmanda to protect their corporate data. For more information about Zmanda, please contact or go to

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