SOURCE: Tesora


March 31, 2014 09:00 ET

Tesora Partners With hastexo to Deliver World's First Enterprise-Class Trove Training

Partnership Launched to Meet Growing Demand for DBaaS on OpenStack

CAMBRIDGE, MA--(Marketwired - Mar 31, 2014) - Tesora, provider of an open and scalable database as a service platform on OpenStack, today announced that it has partnered with hastexo, a professional services company headquartered in Austria and serving customers on five continents, to accelerate delivery of world-class training and professional services for database as a service (DBaaS) on OpenStack. The company also announced an online DBaaS webinar series and its participation in the first-ever OpenStack Day as part of the Percona Live conference.

"hastexo has an outstanding reputation for OpenStack training and services, and they have already recognized the importance of the database as a service project for OpenStack," said Tesora CEO Ken Rugg. "We want organizations to have the best possible customer experience with Trove, and our partnership with hastexo will accelerate the delivery of high quality training and services to make this possible. We see hastexo's courseware methodology and knowledge of the OpenStack technology ecosystem as a huge asset for Tesora."

hastexo has been active in the OpenStack community from the beginning, and they are known world-wide for their modular portfolio of OpenStack training courses. hastexo has already developed courseware on Trove, the database as a service project for OpenStack, some of which will debut next week at the Percona Live event with their three hour Trove Database as a Service on OpenStack Tutorial. As part of their partnership, Tesora and hastexo will offer Trove training on-site for customers.

"We have seen a tremendous amount of demand for Trove education and services as organizations look to leverage the benefits of the cloud for data storage," said Florian Haas, CEO of hastexo. "It has been exciting to see Tesora taking a leadership role in helping make Trove enterprise-ready for organizations, and our partnership together will make the implementation and ongoing maintenance of Trove very simple for our customers."

Tesora also announced the availability of several publicly available training opportunities for database as a service on OpenStack:

  • Percona Live OpenStack Today Event: As a result of the increasing demand for cloud database support on OpenStack, the Percona Live event has added a free "OpenStack Today" event March 31, 2014 in Santa Clara. Amrith Kumar, CTO of Tesora, will be speaking about database as a service at this event.
  • Percona Live Trove Tutorial: Florian Haas, CEO/Principal Consultant of hastexo, will be teaching a 3-hour hands-on tutorial on Trove for OpenStack at the Percona Live event on March 31, 2014.
  • Percona Live Trove Installation Session: Amrith Kumar, CTO of Tesora, will be covering the basics of Trove installation and operation and discussing the future roadmap for Trove. Bring all of your Trove OpenStack DBaaS questions along to the Percona Live session on April 2, 2014.
  • OpenStack Summit Trove Presentation: Doug Shelley, VP of Engineering at Tesora, will be speaking about multi-database support for Trove on OpenStack in May of 2014.

About hastexo
hastexo is an independent professional services organization specializing in open source solutions for high availability, distributed storage, and cloud computing. The company is highly respected in the open source community and offers its services world-wide. hastexo currently serves customers on five continents on a 24/7 basis with its unique Ask The Expert Now system, and continuously expands its customer base. hastexo's web site is

About Tesora
Tesora is developing the first enterprise-class, scalable Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) platform for OpenStack. The company brings more than 200 years of cumulative database technology experience to the OpenStack community, helping organizations get the most from their OpenStack investment by making it easy to deliver database capacity on demand. Tesora is backed by investments from General Catalyst, Point Judith Capital and a number of angel investors including Jit Saxena, founder and chairman of Netezza. To learn more about Tesora visit:

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