Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Building a geo-distributed database for your global applications

DBTA roundtable: Building a Geo-Distributed Database for Your Global Applications
11:00am PT / 2:00pm ET

In today's global economy, more and more businesses have employees, partners and customers scattered around the world using their applications, and in ever-increasing numbers. For many of these businesses, ensuring high availability, low latency and data consistency is a challenge that continues to grow in cost and complexity.

To address this challenge, brand new database technologies and approaches have emerged. Join us for this special roundtable webcast on December 5th to learn how they work and how companies are using them to build geo-distributed databases for their global applications.

Reserve your seat today.

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Stephen Faig
Business Development Manager Unisphere Research and DBTA
Robert Hodges
Robert Ross
Dir. of Research
Mike Miller
Chief Scientist

Friday, November 15, 2013

Nominate Continuent Tungsten for DeveloperWeek awards

Like Continuent Tungsten or Tungsten Replicator? Great, because nominations for DeveloperWeek 2014 Awards are officially open! You can nominate both of them, and you can nominate them for up to 3 award categories.

https://data2.wufoo.com/forms/developerweek-2014-award-nomination/Crowd voting for DeveloperWeek awards is now open and will end on January 8, 2014. Winners will be chosen on 60% crowd votes and 40% DeveloperWeek Advisory Board/Team. Winners will be announced on January 13th, 2014.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Continuent Tungsten Use Case: How Gittigidiyor (a subsidiary of eBay) Replicates Data In Real Time From MySQL To Oracle

Learn how Gittigidiyor (a subsidiary of eBay) replicates data in real time from MySQL to Oracle with Continuent Tungsten. Gittigidiyor consolidates reporting data in a single MySQL server. Transactions arriving on this server must be replicated in real time to an Oracle instance.

In this webinar, Levent Kurt, Site Operations Manager at Gittigidiyor, describes how Gittigidiyor solved their problems of handling large tables in MySQL by replicating 20 GB of binlog data/day from MySQL 5.5 Community Edition to Oracle Enterprise Edition 11G with Continuent Tungsten, in a hosted VMware ESX environment.

  • Levent Kurt, Site Operations Manager, Gittigidiyor / eBay Turkey
  • Linas Virbalas, Senior Software Engineer, Continuent
  • Giuseppe Maxia, QA Director, Continuent

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Continuent Tungsten team and sessions at Percona Live London next week - Save 10% with our discount code

Percona Live LondonContinuent is proud to sponsor Percona Live London 2013, November 11-12! Don't miss these five (5) talks by our database clustering and replication stars:
Register using our discount code "Continuent10" and save 10% off your registration!

Book a meeting with us!
Should you like to set up a one-on-one meeting in advance, either at the conference or at your premises after the conference, please contact us!
We look forward to seeing you in London next week!

Continuent Team at Percona Live London:
Robert Hodges, CEO, Continuent Robert Hodges, CEO (Scale-Out Blog), has 30 years of experience in database and application engineering. Robert is the original designer of Continuent's Tungsten solution.
Eero Teerikorpi, Chairman and COO, Continuent Eero Teerikorpi, Chairman and COO, brings more than 25 years of high tech management and enterprise software experience to Continuent. Eero is in charge of sales, marketing and operations.
Jeff Mace, Director of Professional Services, Continuent Jeff Mace, Director of Professional Services, has 10 years of experience in developing internet applications and managing database servers. Jeff manages our support and services, and spearheads the installation development.
Gilles Rayrat, Director of Operations, France, Continuent Gilles Rayrat, Director of Operations, France, has been designing and developing software for 15 years. He is a specialist for connectivity matters, and manages the Continuent Tungsten project as well as our French entity.
Neil Armitage, Cluster Implementation Engineer, Continuent Neil Armitage, Cluster Implementation Engineer, has 20 years of experience developing applications and managing database servers. Neil is in charge of deployments in EMEA, and is also actively involved our cloud development.
Giuseppe Maxia, Dir. of QA, Continuent Giuseppe Maxia, Director of Quality Assurance, a.k.a. “The Data Charmer”, is an active member of the MySQL community and a long time open source enthusiast. Giuseppe is in charge of Continuent's QA and is our MySQL Replication expert.
MC Brown, Director of Documentation, Continuent Martin "MC" Brown, Director of Documentation, is the author to over 26 books and hundreds of articles covering an array of topics, including programming, system management and web technologies. MC is in charge of our documentation.