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C-Byte Supports MySQL 5.0, the Database for e-Business ComputingC-Byte Leverages MySQL Scalability and Partitioning; Supports More Users, More Data and Faster Query Responses
Calgary, Alberta, May 3, 2005 - C-Byte, Inc., the leading supplier of open Data Center Ready systems, today announced support for MySQL 5.0, the Database for e-Business Computing, on C-Byte's family of servers. C-Byte's servers have been designed to take full advantage of MySQL for high-end, mission critical applications that support terabytes of data, tens of thousands of users and large decision support queries.
"The decision to use MySQL was easy because the system runs on its own," said Terry Ewing, Associated Press (AP). "The key benefits of using the MySQL database are its performance, its stability and its low total cost of ownership. Bottom line: it just works."
MySQL, the Database for e-Business Computing, manages large amounts of information securely, reliably and economically across the internet. MySQL is a versatile information platform that enables high-speed transactions, better business decisions, and sophisticated object-relational applications. Built on a foundation of proven technology, MySQL is designed to lower an organization's computing costs, manage all types of data, and deliver faster information access to all kinds of users.
"The powerful combination of MySQL and C-Byte will allow our customers to manage business information on a whole new scale," said Trevor Biscope, C-Byte's Chairman. "Through network computing, employees are being empowered from the top down with server-based information systems so they can make better, more informed decisions and improve their company's effectiveness. MySQL on our Intel-based systems will meet the growing demand of large corporations, performing more business queries against larger data sets for more users."
Since Yahoo! Finance started using MySQL, the databases's popularity has grown within the company, and many of Yahoo's other world-wide properties are now using MySQL too. "We have used MySQL far more than anyone expected," stated Jeremy Zawodny, Yahoo!'s MySQL expert. "We went from experimental to mission-critical in a couple of months. Once others saw it, they jumped on board."
C-Byte's servers are a robust, scaleable Data Center Ready server that minimizes customers' risk of implementing complex business applications in an open systems environment. C-Byte's technology delivers enterprise-level performance by seamlessly connecting multiple Intel microprocessor's - handling up to 252 processors in a single server.
"Today's mission-critical e-business applications require a database that can support tens of thousands of concurrent users and tens of terabytes of data," said Biscope. "The combination of MySQL and C-Byte provides our customers with unparalleled power and performance for increasingly demanding e-business and on-line transaction processing applications."
"MySQL has proven itself to be exceptionally fast and reliable," said Michael Alvarez, Sony International (Europe) GmbH. "It is simple enough for us to rapidly develop small projects and powerful enough to successfully implement large projects."
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