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San Francisco and Helsinki – November 5, 2015 – MariaDB® Corporation, a recognized leader in open-source database solutions for high availability, scalability, and performance, today announced MariaDB Enterprise Cluster™ with MaxScale™ is now available on the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. The highly scalable solution is based on MariaDB Enterprise and Galera Cluster and is integrated with MariaDB MaxScale. It has been designed to deploy on Microsoft Azure in just minutes. This announcement continues the company’s efforts to meet accelerating customer demand for MariaDB technology and its growing adoption in hybrid cloud deployments.
Available on the Microsoft Azure Marketplace and from MariaDB, the new offering comprises a three-node MariaDB Enterprise Cluster based on Galera clustering technology and MaxScale for truly enterprise-class scalability. The unique solution is pre-configured for deployment to the Azure platform, with a simple interface that enables customers to deploy a clustered configuration quickly and easily. The solution will enable Azure customers to:
MariaDB Enterprise Cluster on Azure easily integrates with customers’ existing IT environments. Azure provides the largest network of secure private connections and data residency and encryption features, so customers can leverage their existing assets and investments. MariaDB MaxScale, included in the bundle, provides additional capabilities for improving security, scalability and maintenance. The offering can be obtained from MariaDB or through the Azure marketplace, an online store for thousands of certified, open source, and community software applications, and add-ons.
“MariaDB Enterprise Cluster with MaxScale gives developers the enterprise-class availability and capabilities they need to provision and extend their applications in Azure within minutes, while maintaining compatibility with on-premises counterparts and enhancing availability and scalability.” said Mark Hill, VP for Open Source Sales and Marketing Strategy at Microsoft.
“Each deployment model has its strengths, and we predict that most enterprises will implement hybrid solutions that mix on-premises with public and private cloud deployments,” said Jason Stamper, analyst, Data Platforms & Analytics, 451 Research. “MariaDB has clearly recognized a gap in high-performance database solutions in the cloud, and has delivered the product and the rapid deployment capability to make building hybrid environments easier for customers.”
“The demand for an enterprise-grade public cloud deployment of MariaDB has been growing within our user base,” said Nishant Vyas, CTO of MariaDB. “To meet that demand we’re delivering the leading performance, security, and availability of MariaDB, with all the flexibility of the cloud.”
The solution and more information about MariaDB Enterprise Cluster with MaxScale for Microsoft Azure is available at https://mariadb.com/products/mariadb-enterprise-cluster-on-azure and on the Azure Marketplace at https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/marketplace/partners/mariadb/cluster-maxscale/.
MariaDB Corporation is a leader in open-source database solutions for SaaS, cloud, and on-premises applications that require high availability, scalability, and performance. Built by the founder and core engineering team behind MySQL, MariaDB is the database that powers millions of users on sites like Booking.com and Wikipedia. Moreover, MariaDB is the “M” in LAMP, having displaced MySQL as the default database in the Red Hat and SUSE Linux distributions. MariaDB is also included in Pivotal Cloud Foundry, Rackspace and other cloud stacks, and it is the database of choice for IBM POWER8. MariaDB has over 550 customers in more than 45 countries, including global brands such as HP, Wikipedia, Virgin Mobile, and Booking.com. For more information, visit mariadb.com.