MySQL is the world's most popular open source database. With its proven performance, reliability and ease-of-use, MySQL has become the leading database choice for web-based applications, used by high profile web properties including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Yahoo! and many more.
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We hosted the my.BarrackObama.com website, so all social networks for the campaign, events, fundraising, mass emails, phone-banking, canvassing -- all of that came through our servers, and all of that was running on top of several MySQL databases.
We migrated the Event database from Microsoft SQL Server to MySQL for lower costs and higher scalability. Thanks to MySQL, we are able to scale 4 times better while constantly maintaining the replication latency of less than 1 second across our 250 MySQL servers.
The MMS platform is a strategic project within Big Fish. We couldn’t afford to take any chances and MySQL Cluster provided us with a proven and trusted solution to meet the demands of both our business and our users.
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Gaming is a highly dynamic environment. It can be very difficult to predict performance demands. MySQL Cluster¹s on-line scalability provides the assurances we need to meet future requirements and we can use MySQL Cluster Manager to automate scaling and cluster administration - which makes DevOps very happy!
MySQL has not required a lot of administration. After it's been tuned, configured, and optimized for size on initial setup, we have very low administrative costs. I can scale and add more customers without adding DBAs. This has had a big, positive impact on our business.
Having MySQL come on site was great, because we were able to optimize our database server more quickly than we otherwise could have. In addition to that, several of our staff got hands-on training on systems that they need to know the most about.
The Network Admission Control System (NAC) is a mission critical application for the College of William & Mary. MySQL provides the reliability and high availability to ensure all user authentication policies are continuously available.
With MySQL, we're in a much better place than when we started. Customer satisfaction is even higher now, the [new] Simply Accounting by Sage Enterprise version was made possible because of MySQL, and we are able to scale with our customers' needs.
I definitely recommend the MySQL Enterprise Monitor to DBAs who don't have a ton of MySQL experience. It makes monitoring MySQL security, performance and availability very easy to understand and to act on.
With Conceivium's MobileMonitor/Analyzer combined with its embedded MySQL database running directly on the Blackberry Enterprise Server, we are able to provide real-time data to our customers that our competitors simply cannot.
MySQL is the key component of Verizon Wireless’ mission-critical employee portal application. We achieved 1400% performance improvement by moving from the MyISAM storage engine to InnoDB, upgrading to the latest GA release MySQL 5.5, and using the MySQL Thread Pool to support high concurrent user connections.
By moving to MySQL, we have been able to change our product architecture and design approach. We're more agile and able to get products to market faster, which has had a material impact on our business.
We found that MySQL was the best database in terms of the price-point and functionality it offers up. The benefits that MySQL brings to our Brightmail product is its relaiability, robustness and very low-cost administration costs.
The Clickability On Demand Web Content Management Platform relies on MySQL for all the core application data. Thanks to MySQL, we are able to offer our customers the most complete solution, and among the most stringent SLAs in the industry.
For our update-intensive web service which demands 99.999% uptime, the MySQL and memcached solution would have been too complex. We found MySQL Cluster gave us the ability to scale our web services with low latency, right out of the box, in one solution.
Using MySQL with partitioning, we took our product from a maximum of 3,500 records per second to 22,000 records per second for a 6x performance gain. We’re now at 10x performance from pre-partitioning levels and still haven’t reached the max simply because we haven’t had enough test machines. Our overall experience with MySQL has been extremely positive. MySQL has well-designed processes that provide the capabilities we need, including partitioning. And MySQL just runs and runs – our customers have never had to reboot.
If you need a professional solution to your problems, get MySQL Professional Services. They save you time and make the process easier to understand. MySQL consultants answered all my questions -- even the boring ones. They explain each process carefully and in layman terms so that everyone understands.
MySQL enabled us to deliver an award-winning, cost-effective network analysis solution that works out of the box. Also, only MySQL provides the performance to meet the high volume requirements of our enterprise customers.
The notion persists within many traditional enterprises that once you reach a certain level of application importance, it is necessary to transition to big, expensive boxes running big, expensive databases. However, free-thinking members of their IT staffs are beginning to ask the question: 'What can we learn from Google, Yahoo, and Wikipedia on how to scale for high growth?
MySQL provides the perfect blend of an enterprise-level database and a cost-effective technology solution. In my opinion, MySQL is the only database we would ever trust to power the Zappos.com website.
MySQL Professional Services offers an exceptional value to organizations thinking about, or using MySQL products. By engaging MySQL Professional Services before we started our mission critical database infrastructure scalability and redundancy design, we were able make a few changes in our design that will provide better performance and scale out capability for the foreseeable future. We will definitely see a return on our investment in MySQL Professional Services.
In today's world, open source software like MySQL and programs like Sun Startup Essentials make it possible for startups like Flexilis to compete with large corporations. Instead of focusing on how we can deploy an infrastructure to support our product, we can focus on other challenges, like delivering fantastic solutions to our customers.
My experience with MySQL Professional Services has been excellent, all my questions were answered, and all my concerns were addressed by the consultant. We were VERY satisfied with the service and would highly recommend it to anyone looking for professional services from MySQL. Looking forward to the next MySQL engagements.
We required an open source solution that was well maintained, stable, and actively growing. In addition, we required a solution that offered access to enterprise support when needed. MySQL was the right choice for us. The performance, scalability, and reliability delivered by MySQL with InnoDB has been excellent.
Money is really worth spending on the MySQL jumpstart service where you can learn practical tips to get your MySQL project going immediately in the right direction. The MySQL consultant was very knowledgeable and can recommend the best solution to meet your goal.
MySQL dispatches high quality, motivated consultants that have intimate knowledge of how the MySQL database system works. We satisfied all of the objectives we had planned for, and the education we received during the visit was invaluable.
Our customers are in the healthcare, financial services, and retail industries, as well as government and defense. With MySQL Embedded Server, Xceedium can meet their demands for resilience, performance, and scalability. We've been impressed not only with the MySQL database, but also with Sun Support's efficiency and expertise, which enabled us to complete mission-critical implementations in days rather than weeks." Kern Weissman, Sr. Director of Product Management, Xceedium
We've always known that our capacity to handle rapid Web traffic growth would be critical to the success of Zillow. We selected MySQL Cluster as a low-cost, high throughput database with easy scalability - and it has delivered.
As a DBA, it’s my job to always make sure we have a consistent backup, a good monitoring solution, plus an audit tool to maintain data integrity, performance and security, and that’s why I strongly advocate MySQL Enterprise Edition, where I can find all the features I need in one place, to support the MySQL environment at Zyme
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