ScaleBase

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ScaleBase is a distributed MySQL database optimized for the cloud. The software company is located in Boston, Massachusetts. ScaleBase instantly scales out a single MySQL database into multiple instances. The company serves enterprise clients, online gaming companies, digital media and social network providers.

History[edit]

Scalebase was founded in 2009 by Doron Levari. Ram Metser, formerly CEO of Guardium, a database security company acquired by IBM in 2009, was named as CEO in October of 2012.

To date, ScaleBase has received almost $15 million in venture capital through two rounds of funding. In 2012, the company closed a Series B round of $10.5 million from Bain Capital Ventures, Ascent Venture Partners and its original investor, Cedar Fund.[1][2]

Technology[edit]

The company ScaleBase, provides two technology offerings:

  1. ScaleBase
  2. Analysis Genie


ScaleBase

ScaleBase software (core product, released in August of 2011) enables apps to cost-effectively scale out to an infinite number of users with no disruption to the existing application infrastructure.[3]

ScaleBase is a distributed database cluster built on MySQL.[4] This capability provides the scalability and availability benefits of distributed database while retaining relational database characteristics.

  • Two-Phase commit and roll-back
  • ACID compliance
  • SQL query model, including cross-node joins and aggregations

ScaleBase data distribution is policy-based and transparent. That is, ScaleBase provides visibility and control of the variables that impact the data distribution policy.[5]

ScaleBase software is available on Amazon Web Services (EC2, RDS), Rackspace and IBM Cloud.


Analysis Genie

Analysis Genie is a free SaaS tool that analyzes schema and queries. Its purpose is to suggest a data distribution policy that is uniquely tuned for individual application requirements and database workloads.

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