UCR Selects MySQL Enterprise to Power the Medical Registries of 1.5 Million PatientsUppsala Clinical Research Center, UCR, is a national center of competence for healthcare quality registries in Sweden, and is an independent unit under Uppsala University Hospital and the Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy at the University of Uppsala. UCR's overarching mission is to develop and improve healthcare by offering service in clinical research, clinical testing, quality registries, and quality development. UCR's National Quality Registries include treatment and outcome data based on all hospital patients in Sweden, and is used by thousands of doctors, nurses, medical secretaries and representatives within county councils. This range of comprehensive coverage makes the National Quality Registries one of its kind worldwide. Read more »
MySQL Enterprise powers SaaS ERP for Italian local and central authoritiesPA Digitale helps the Italian government authorities achieve the objectives established by the Italian e-government plan for Public Digital Administration. A reliable and easy to use database is key to delivering on the vision of providing efficient e-government tools. Based on its ease of use and reliability, PA Digitale selected the MySQL database as the engine in the core of its technology infrastructure. By administering databases activities with the MySQL Enterprise Monitor and the Query Analyzer, PA Digitale can meet the database requirements with extremely intelligent and easy-to-use tools. Read more »
Implementing Effective BI and Data Warehousing in WeeksThere is a tremendous increase in demand for business intelligence and analytics within enterprise applications, whether the application is developed in-house, licensed as a packaged application or provided as a Software-as-a-Service (Saas) offering. Delivering the business intelligence and analytics capabilities for enterprise requires an embedded database foundation that can provide very fast response times across large volumes of data, without adding significant cost, administrative effort for hardware and software footprint.
Infobright with its combination of column orientation and the unique knowledge grid architecture provides massive data compression, high performance, minimal administration and a very small footprint.Read more »
MySQL Enterprise Powers the Øresund Bridge – Processes Daily Traffic Data from 30,000 VehiclesThe Øresund sound is the strait that separates Denmark from Sweden. The total length of the bridge is 15.9 kilometers (52,493 feet), and about 30,000 vehicles cross the combined two-track rail and four-lane road bridge-tunnel on a daily basis. It is the longest combined road and rail bridge in Europe and connects the two metropolitan areas of the Øresund Region: the Danish capital of Copenhagen and the Swedish city of Malmö.
In order to support and monitor the daily traffic data and transactions from 30,000 vehicles, the Øresund Bridge purchased a MySQL EnterpriseTM Platinum subscription from Sun Microsystems. Read more »
With reference clients such as Nokia, TDC, Blyk, Elisa and Muxlim, Aito's daily traffic load entails several of terabytes of data. Consequently, the vendor’s application has strict requirements for high database performance and scalability on a multiprocessor architecture.
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ContactLab Supports its High-Performance e-marketing tools with MySQL EnterpriseContactLab is a leading Italian provider of digital direct marketing services, with offices in Milan, Madrid, Paris, London and Munich. ContactLab chose to subscribe to Sun Microsystems' MySQL Enterprise database service to help support the security, availability and scalability of its market-leading platform. Today ContactLab manages with MySQL more than 3 Terabytes of data for sending, tracking and analyzing hundreds of millions of messages every month.
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MySQL Cluster Powers Leading Mobile Media Publishing Platformgo2 Media (www.go2.com) publishes the largest entertainment guide on the mobile web, growing at 300% every 6 months. Updated daily, the guide covers everything from movies, concerts, sports events, and a restaurant guide combined with tools like directions, weather and contact details. Social networking features are also included, enabling users to share their plans with friends and colleagues via their preferred platform, i.e. Twitter, Facebook, SMS or Send to Friend.
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MySQL Enterprise Powers Educational Software in 70% of Belgium’s Dutch-Speaking SchoolsSmartschool is an on-line educational platform used by school administrators, teachers and students in 750 schools in Belgium – more than 70% of all Dutch- speaking secondary schools. Smartschool was created in 2002 by the Belgian ISP Smartbit bvba. Smartbit’s line of software and services runs from the development of CMS to Web hosting and co-location, with Smartschool as its flagship product.
In order to support and monitor the system, Smartbit purchased a MySQL EnterpriseTM Unlimited subscription from Sun Microsystems to help ensure the Smartschool platform would scale to handle the growing number of users from all over Belgium. Read more »
Today be2 uses MySQL Enterprise Server to store data like user information, customer administration, behavioural information, website configuration and content, business management (pricing etc.), payment records as well as email campaign and tracking data. A MySQL based data warehouse is used for additional reporting and analytical data like business metrics and online performance. With the MySQL Enterprise Gold subscription be2 receives all the tools needed for effective query analysis and database monitoring. Even with a strong and experienced DBA team, be2 benefited considerably from MySQL consulting resulting in further improvements to database stability, scalability and redundancy saving cost.
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IMS Adoption Fueled by the Open IMS Core Project and MySQLIMS is the foundation of Next Generation Networks (NGNs), a key architectural transformation in telecommunications networks designed to deliver communications services, such as voice, data and multi-media, over converged, all-IP (Internet Protocol) networks. It is expected that IMS will become the prominent technology enabler for converging fixed, mobile and cable networks, providing seamless triple and quadruple play services.Read more »
Danfoss selects Sun's MySQL database to power its large-scale air conditioning system AKMDanfoss is one of the largest industrial companies in Denmark. The global group is a leader within research, development and production, sales and service of mechanical and electronic components for several industries. Danfoss’ activities are divided into three main business areas: Refrigeration & Air Conditioning, Heating & Water and Motion Controls, each leading within its industry. Danfoss has a large ownership share in one of the world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of mobile hydraulics, Sauer-Danfoss. Danfoss seeks to obtain its goals with a minimal consumption of raw materials and energy, the least possible impact on its surroundings and the most efficient use of resources. Danfoss has a long tradition for a social responsibility towards both employees and the surrounding environment.Read more »
MySQL Cluster Powers Rapidly Growing eCommerce ServiceIn 2006, Shopatron began investigating clustered database solutions that would provide the performance, scale and availability demanded by their growing eCommerce business. Having used the MySQL Server for several internal projects, they were aware of the performance and reliability offered by MySQL technologies. They were also aware that MySQL offered a real-time, high availability implementation of the database called MySQL Cluster, so Shopatron took the decision to download the product and begin evaluations.Read more »
Brightlemon London brings Learning Communities Closer Together With MySQLNetworkBRANDED is a ready-made social networking platform that harnesses the formidable potential of online communities to enable clients and projects to reach out to a widening audience. The platform came out of Brightlemon London, an experienced web team specializing in online creation, development and maintenance -- in particular for public sector and educational web sites. As experienced Web developers, the team behind NetworkBRANDED understood that speed, flexibility, scalability and ease of integration are all key to delivering successful online projects. They also knew that for young audiences, sites need to offer social networking capabilities such as those offered by Facebook. Application infrastructure based on the LAMP software stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP/Perl/Python) is deployed in the majority of the world's top social networking sites, and became the natural choice for Brightlemon as well.Read more »
School of EverythingThe School of Everything is a website that helps people who want to learn meet up with people who want teach. Launched in September 2008 in London by a group of four friends who wanted to change education, School of Everything now has members throughout the world and has since gone on to win a New Statesman New Media Award and a UK Catalyst Award for contributions to Social Technology. School of Everything chose to deploy MySQL and Drupal on Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) services as this offered them the greatest flexibility.Read more »
Ticketmaster.com Migrated from Microsoft SQL Server to MySQL and Improved Scalability by 400%.Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. is the world leading event ticketing company, which provides ticket sales, ticket resale services, marketing and distribution through www.ticketmaster.com. Ticketmaster.com had been a Microsoft shop, using many of Microsoft’s products. In 2001, due to the growing popularity of online sales of show and sports tickets, the demand for Ticketmaster.com began to exceed its capacity and caused stability issues. To solve the problem, Ticketmaster.com evaluated many databases and decided to move the Event database from Microsoft SQL Server to MySQL. In 2008, six years after the MySQL migration, Ticketmaster.com hosts ticket sales for 120,000 events and 24,000 venues, a 400% increase compared to pre-migration days in 2001. It is MySQL that enables Ticketmaster.com to achieve the 4x scalability, while consistently maintaining the average replication time of less than one second.Read more »
Canadian Centre for Child Protection Relies on MySQL to Improve the Safety of Children. Canadian Centre for Child Protection is a non-profit organization dedicated to the personal safety of all children. Over the past twenty-five years, the agency has grown to provide national intervention, education, and prevention programs. Due to the borderless nature of the Internet, incidents of child exploitation are not necessarily in the same jurisdication as the reporting person. To satisfy the unmet needs for a centralized reporting system, the Canadian Centre for Child Protection built Cybertip.ca in 2002 to collect reports for online sexual exploitation of children within Canada. With MySQL as Cybertip.ca's relational database of choice, the Canadian Centre is in a better position to help protect children from potential harm.Read more »
Caspur relies on MySQL Enterprise to support its scientific researchCASPUR is a non-profit inter-university consortium which was founded in 1992, based in Rome. It deals with scientific supercomputing applications and innovative technologies. CASPUR relies on MySQL because it is the de-facto standard database for the Bioinformatics industry. CASPUR employs a MySQL Enterprise subscription that allows them to monitor application reliability using MySQL Monitor, and improves query performance through the MySQL Query Analyzer.Read more »
TweetMeme Manages Explosive Growth with MySQL EnterpriseLike many social network products, TweetMeme was initially developed in PHP using the MySQL open source database. With Twitter users growing at a month-over-month rate of approximately 82% for the first half of 2009, TweetMeme needed to manage incredible scalability demands being placed upon its database infrastructure. The nature of real-time search also meant that to stay competitive, TweetMeme needed to be highly available, offer lightning fast service delivery capability, while ensuring that management and administration costs didn’t grow out of control.
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MySQL Helps Simply Accounting by Sage Increase Revenue, Market Share, and Customer SatisfactionThe Sage Group plc, is one of the world-wide market leaders in accounting and business management software and services for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), with over 5.8 million customers. In the Canadian market, Simply Accounting by Sage is the established market share leader in the small to mid-size business accounting software market with 54% of the Canadian retail market.
After an exhaustive, three-round process of elimination to find the database that could meet Simply Accounting's and other Sage products' needs, the technical evaluation team found that MySQL was "head and shoulders above the rest in meeting our requirements, especially with respect to performance." MySQL is the now the new Sage database standard for Sage's small-to-medium targeted products. At present this includes Simply Accounting by Sage in Canada, Sage 50 HR in the UK and Sage's GS product line in Germany.
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Sweden’s largest student database, Ladok, to be powered by MySQL EnterpriseLadok is the national system used for administration of higher education and documentation of academic information. The system is jointly owned by Swedish higher education institutions. Almost all institutions, 35 today, are part of the consortium together with the Swedish National Board of Student Aid. Ladok is also used for the institutions’ reporting to external recipients of information, among others the Swedish National Board of Student Aid, Statistics Sweden, the Ministry of Education and Research and the Swedish National Agency for Higher Education. The system is mainly used for matriculation and registration of students and their academic results and degrees.
The aim is to facilitate and abridge the daily work of departments and administration, for local and central planning as well as following up academic results, and to ensure the legal security and rights for the individual student.Read more »
SonicWALL Achieves 100% ROI in Under Nine Months Using MySQL Embedded ServerSonicWALL started using MySQL 5.0 in July 2008 and within just six months of using MySQL, SonicWALL was able to: Lower their cost of goods sold (COGS); Shorten new product time-to-market through the efficiencies they gained in Development, Quality Assurance, Training, and Documentation; and, Reduce the number of trouble tickets they received by over 20%, in addition to other gains.Read more »
Datagest selects MySQL for tour operator management applicationDatagest is an IT company serving the Italian tourism industry using both specialized solutions - its own products customized for customers' requirements - and strategic consultancy. Datagest has helped TUI Italia, Meridiana, Gruppo Grimaldi, and Gardaland to create quotes and sales documents in seconds and without any mistakes.Read more »
thePlatform Migrates Media Publishing System to MySQL and Achieves 23x Performance Gain with the MySQL Query AnalyzerthePlatform is a leading, fast-growing video management and publishing company for broadband, mobile and TV. Established in 2000, thePlatform's Media Publishing System™(MPS) enables media companies like Time Warner Cable to manage, monetize and syndicate their billions of video views more effectively. Since its debut, thePlatform quickly grew revenue, as well as momentum, in the media sector, and has successfully gained well-known customers, including Comcast, NBC-Universal, Associated Press, BBC Global News, HIT Entertainment and CNBC. Comcast Interactive Media acquired thePlatform in 2006, which now operates as a stand-alone subsidiary.Read more »
To diagnose network issues in real-time, NetHawk needed their database to deliver the highest levels of availability and throughput with the lowest response times, be massively scalable to handle ever increasing network traffic and subscriber volumes, and be flexible so that it could be partitioned to store and retrieve data over varying periods of time
NetHawk evaluated proprietary database products, but found MySQL delivered higher levels of performance at 50% lower cost, while meeting stringent availability requirementsRead more »
Access to MySQL Enterprise's monitoring and support services will help Netlog deliver excellent performance, security and response times on its 300 database servers. The company has 40 million registered members generating more than 6 billion page views every month.Read more »
This experience provides them an in-depth insight into the most significant challenges faced by network operators as they attempt to integrate and deploy new communications services and Business Support Systems (BSS) into their infrastructure.Read more »
KURIER.at Powers its High-Traffic News Portal with MySQL ClusterThe Internet presence of Austria’s largest quality newspaper provides editorial news, comprehensive information and typical Internet services around-the-clock. As the Web supplement to the daily newspaper, Kurier.at provides additional 24-hour news updates and interactive online options.
Centralized Web services, such as session management, user data and the in-house Content Management System, are hosted on MySQL servers. The usage of MySQL Cluster for the central login and user data area of Kurier.at is superior to solutions of other providers in terms of maintenance safety, stability, scalability, and reliability.Read more »
Since 2007, the University of Duisburg-Essen, the Technische Universität Dortmund and Ruhr-Universität Bochum have cooperated at different levels within the scope of the University Alliance Metropolis Ruhr (UAMR). As part of this alliance, UDE's task was to develop a joint E-learning platform to track and manage the students' compulsory courses. All data required for hundreds of available online courses is managed in MySQL -- including student and teacher information, course descriptions, curriculum, user activity, and results attained.Read more »
MySQL Enterprise Helps the University of Kent Ensure Reliability of Mission-Critical SystemsEngland's University of Kent is a long-time user of Sun Microsystems products. It operates well over a hundred servers on its main campus in Canterbury. Throughout the Information Services department (IS), various groups have successfully used Sun's MySQL database, a free downloadable version of the open-source database. "We like MySQL - it does the job, we know it, and we know what we can do with it," says Michael Wilcox, head of Web development and support services in the Information Services department at the University of Kent. The University's Web site runs on the Apache Web Server and uses the PHP scripting language with MySQL as its database, all on Sun servers running the Solaris Operating System. This combination is sometimes referred to as the SAMP stack - short for Solaris/Apache/MySQL/PHP - and is similar to the Linux-based LAMP stack.Read more »
Nomura Research Institute Adopts MySQL Enterprise to Deliver SaaS Solution for Financial ServicesNRI, one of Japan's leading system integrators, has developed OpenStandia, a SaaS solution that helps automate operations for fund managers in asset management companies. NRI benchmarked the scalability and performance of MySQL against one of the leading proprietary databases and found that MySQL can handle massive volumes of data. The adoption of MySQL kept investment costs down, and it enabled NRI to quickly and easily build and deploy their platform.Read more »
SPEECH DESIGN Delivers Next Generation Call Completion Services with MySQL ClusterSPEECH DESIGN is a leading European provider of messaging and mobility solutions for the corporate and carrier markets. More than 130,000 companies and millions of individual users benefit daily from SPEECH DESIGN's added-value communications solutions delivered by their partners. Following extensive evaluations of database solutions, SPEECH DESIGN selected MySQL Cluster Carrier Grade Edition over existing proprietary databases to power their new call completion & next generation messaging services.Read more »
Polystar Monitors Telecom Networks Worldwide with Embedded MySQLPolystar is a telecommunications supplier, providing service assurance and network performance monitoring solutions to the leading telecom manufacturers, operators and service providers worldwide. The global customer base includes T-Mobile, Telefonica, Telia and Telenor. Polystar's solutions provide real-time visibility into the reality of operators' network quality and their customers' experience. The products empower network owners of fixed or mobile networks, as well as for VoIP and NGN to make business-critical decisions with speed and accuracy. Polystar is the privately owned company that has been profitable every single year since it started in 1983.Read more »
Clickability Dramatically Improves Performance and Scalability with MySQL Query AnalyzerClickability is the global leader in on demand Web Content Management, serving over 350 million page views per month for hundreds of customers. With the help of the MySQL Query Analyzer, Clickability investigated the cost of the most frequent queries and successfully identified a time-consuming one. By enhancing the application code, Clickability was able to reduce the database load and double the publishing application's performance. As a result, Clickability saves time and money in debugging, gets better utilization of their hardware, and scales with fewer resources by identifying the bottlenecks and removing them early in the development and deployment cycle.Read more »
Big Fish Games Triples Database Performance with MySQL Query AnalyzerBig Fish Games is a global leader in the online games industry, with over 25 million unique customer accounts and over 2.5 million visitors per month. MySQL allowed Big Fish Games to quickly grow their business with lower cost and hardware requirements, and has scaled with the company as it has grown into an industry leader. With the MySQL Query Analyzer, Big Fish Games was able to identify and analyze problematic SQL code, and tripled its database performance within three days, rather than weeks.Read more »
Shinsei Bank Relies on MySQL and SugarCRM to Radically Accelerate Enterprise Application DeploymentShinsei is a leading financial institution in Japan. Shinsei has standardized on MySQL and SugarCRM for their customer relationship management (CRM) system and developed a unique "path-based" approach to developing and deploying applications which gives them the flexibility to modify their system as business requirements change. As a result, Shinsei successfully developed an entirely new enterprise system in one fourth the time and at a savings of 90% of the cost of using legacy mainframes and proprietary packaged software.Read more »
KACE Relies on MySQL to Deliver Mission-Critical Systems Management SolutionKACE is the leading systems management appliance company whose award-winning KBOX™ family of appliances provide PC and Server Lifecycle Management for mid-sized organizations. KACE uses MySQL in all of its appliances to provide the same ease-of-use, comprehensive capabilities, and low cost that its customers rely on their KBOX products to deliver. Said Dave Kloba, KACE's Vice President of Strategic Engineering Initiatives, "We don't have to worry about using MySQL, it's rock-solid. KACE customers want their KBOX products to just work and MySQL just works."Read more »
CONCEIVIUM Relies on MySQL to Perform Real-Time Analytics for BlackBerry Enterprise ServerCONCEIVIUM Business Solutions ensures that BlackBerry Enterprise Servers are up and performing optimally 24X7 for three of the world's top five banks, The Coca Cola Company, IBM Global Services and many other primarily Fortune 500 organizations. With MySQL Embedded Server, CONCEIVIUM's Mobile Monitor/Analyzer Agents have achieved a 70% performance gain and are now able to analyze over two gigabytes of data per day and perform thousands of transactions per second.Read more »
Clickability Delivers Web Content Management SaaS Solution using MySQLClickability is the global leader in on demand Web Content Management, serving over 350 million page views per month for hundreds of customers, including Cisco, NetApp, Philly.com and CNN Interactive. faster. MySQL stores the core application data which is used across multiple applications that include serving 500+ million advertisements and distributing 10+ million emails every month.Read more »
FairWarning Relies on MySQL to Automate HIPAA Healthcare Security ComplianceFairWarning® is the world's leading supplier of healthcare privacy auditing solutions for Electronic Health Records (EHR). FairWarning's solutions are helping healthcare organizations across the United States like MemorialCare®, Saint Luke's Health System, and Columbus Regional Hospital not only pro-actively detect medical security violations but also save them millions of dollars by automating the manual processing of audit logs across a wide range of applications and systems.Read more »
Zillow.com Deploys MySQL Cluster for High Growth with High AvailabilityAs soon as Zillow launched, the real estate site immediately generated a massive amount of Web traffic. Zillow's founders knew from the company's inception that the site's ability to quickly process and manage massive amounts of data would be key to its success. The company identified a need for a low latency and reliable Web database that would enable them to continue to increase the capacity of their infrastructure indefinitely without sacrificing performance. Zillow uses MySQL Cluster - a special high availability version of MySQL - as the high transaction, low latency, Web-centric database to conduct critical data processing for Zillow.com, in real time.Read more »
Alcatel-Lucent Delivers Next Generation Converged Services with MySQL Cluster Carrier Grade EditionAs telecom companies manage the convergence of traditional, mobile, wireless, voice and multimedia communications, a new generation of popular, sophisticated, high-growth applications have appeared, e.g. Voice over IP, Push to Talk, Content sharing, Video sharing, Messaging, and Presence management. At the heart of Alcatel-Lucent's converged IMS infrastructure is their new XDMS system, providing the contact and presence management configuration functionalities. The Alcatel-Lucent team evaluated several databases, but only MySQL Cluster Carrier Grade Edition could offer the scalability and the high availability required for the system.Download the PDF »
neckermann.de originally deployed their web site on high cost symmetrical multi-processing (SMP) hardware and proprietary database software. However, as a result of the exponential growth in online shoppers, neckermann.de was running out of capacity using their existing solution. With the Christmas 2005 shopping season approaching, neckermann.de was forced to find a more cost-effective way to add performance, scalability and reliability to their site to accommodate their traffic growth.Download the PDF »
B2 developed a new application called Nexus to authenticate and grant customers access to B2 services including broadband internet access and VoIP. B2 uses MySQL Cluster to guarantee continuous broadband internet access and VoIP to their customers.Read more »
Register.it relies on MySQL to host mission critical Linux and Windows
plattformsRegister.it SpA, a subsidiary of DADA Group, is a leader in the domain and hosting market and has offices in Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom, where it operates through Nominalia and Namesco. Register relies on MySQL because it has become the default database for shared and managed hosting environments, in addition to being the database of choice for developers and the open source community. By using MySQL Enterprise as platform for shared hosting, Register.it is able to improve reliability and provide a better service to all their customers.Read more »
Supply Dynamics Delivers Business-Critical SaaS Solution using MySQLPart of the O'Neal High Performance Metals Group, Supply Dynamics is a leading supply chain solution provider that is focused on material consolidation solutions known as "Material Demand Aggregation." Their hosted multi-enterprise platform is helping Fortune 100 companies like General Electric, Honeywell and others to reduce raw material costs by as much as 15% and deliver products faster and at lower risk by linking their entire supply chain.Read more »
Alstom Selects MySQL as a Database Standard for Power Plant MonitoringAlstom is a global leader in the world of power generation and rail infrastructure. As part of Alstom's power plant monitoring product (AMODIS®), a relational database that was low cost and robust was needed. MySQL was chosen as the relational database and is embedded in each AMODIS® system that is deployed in power plants worldwide.Read more »
Anoto Provides Easy Data Capture in the Field with MySQLThe Anoto Group is the pioneering world leader of digital pen & paper technology, built on patented technology developed in the company. The Anoto system optimizes paper-based processes by rapidly and reliably converting handwritten information from business forms into digital documents. A bundled database for storing, analyzing and creating statistics from data was crucial and Anoto decided to rely on MySQL.Read more »
RightNow Delivers Software as a Service using MySQLRightNow Technologies provides customer relationship management (CRM) software solutions for large global enterprises. The company has more than 1,800 customers worldwide - including large, well known companies such as Black & Decker, Electronic Arts, Nikon and British Airways. RightNow helps these organizations manage all of their customer interactions, enabling them to provide outstanding customer experiences while controlling costs. To ensure high levels of scalability, reliability, security and high-performance, RightNow chose to build its solution on high-quality, open source components including Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Apache, the MySQL database and PHP.Read more »
Zimbra Deploys Millions of Email Accounts Using MySQLZimbra is the leader in open source, next-generation messaging and collaboration software, supporting over 8 million paid mailboxes across tens of thousands of organizations. Their customers include well-known service providers, Fortune 1000 enterprises and leading education institutions. To ensure high levels of scalability, reliability, security and high-performance, Zimbra chose to build their solution on top of proven, high-quality open source components including Linux, Apache, MySQL and Ajax. Furthermore, Zimbra employs a modular architecture that enables horizontal scale-out of the server and databases, which is crucial for high-growth enterprise-scale deployments. Zimbra chose MySQL in particular because of its robustness, efficiency, and ease to embed in their solution.Read more »
LeapFrog's Award-winning Educational Solution is Powered by MySQLLeapFrog SchoolHouse is a leader in the education technology market. They considered building their own cross-platform, proprietary database in-house for their award-winning LeapTrack product family. However, they quickly realized that they were better off embedding the MySQL database instead -- allowing them to focus their efforts on solving their customers' unique challenges, not the underlying infrastructure. MySQL has been the ideal solution for them.Read more »
S2 Develops Breakthrough Security ApplianceS2 Security Corporation has embedded MySQL in its S2 NetBox™. The S2 NetBox is a network appliance that is literally a "security management system in a box" allowing facilities of all sizes to manage their physical security needs from anywhere over IP networks using a simple browser.
According to John Moss, CEO of S2, "We had three primary considerations in selecting a database to embed in our system: cost, footprint, and functionality." MySQL was the only choice to meet all three criteria.Read more »
Sandstorm Enterprises developed NetIntercept, a network monitoring and auditing device that is delivered as a complete solution with software pre-installed. NetIntercept relies on MySQL to store and structure the searchable data to identify network and network security issues in the most demanding customer environments.Read more »
Plixer International Manages 20x More Data with Embedded MySQLPlixer International is a Network Management company that provides products and services to some of the world\'s leading companies such as Disney Stores, Fannie Mae and AutoZone. To provide enterprise network managers with real-time decision making capabilities, Plixer captures 20x more data than existing network management products. Plixer relies on MySQL Embedded Server to manage these high-volumes of data.Read more »
NetQoS Delivers Distributed Network Management Solution with Embedded MySQLNetQoS delivers products and services that enable some of the world's most demanding enterprises, including American Express, Boeing, and Chevron, to improve network performance. NetQoS ReporterAnalyzer relies on MySQL and tells IT organizations which applications and users are consuming bandwidth, and when, so they can optimize the wide area network and improve IT service delivery.
NetQoS found that MySQL provided the ideal combination of performance, reliability, and ease of administration for ReporterAnalyzer. In addition, MySQL's affordable licensing model enabled NetQoS to reduce its database costs by several thousand dollars per network appliance.Read more »
Booking.com Serves One Million Visitors per Day with MySQL
Enterprise UnlimitedAs one of the Web's most successful online travel sites, Booking.com has experienced explosive growth. Last year, the company's development team decided they needed to re-architect their old MySQL-based system to improve their site's performance, uptime, scalability and business reporting capabilities. They employed MySQL AB's professional services group to consult on implementing a new, modern Scale-out architecture.Read more »
Gumtree Relies on MySQL Enterprise to Help Tame Explosive GrowthGumtree.com was started in March 2000 as a local online community notice board. The company has grown to cover over 70 cities across 8 countries, and is now the UK's biggest website for local community classifieds, including flat share, flat rentals and jobs - with more than 1 million live ads at any one time, and over 5.5 million visitors per month. >From the beginning, Gumtree needed a database to power its operations that would be reliable, robust and affordable - but most of all: scalable. The company chose MySQL, and has never looked back.Read more »
Zappos Uses MySQL to Power its Growth & Exceptional Customer ServiceZappos prefers to think of itself as a customer-service company that happens to sell shoes and handbags online. LOTS of shoes and handbags. Since its founding in 1999, Zappos has grown to 1,000 employees - and its website now carries over 1,000 name brands, over 150,000 styles, and nearly 3 million products in stock and ready for immediate shipment. In its earliest start-up days, the company needed to properly balance their enterprise database requirements with the realities of a not-so-limitless IT budget. After evaluating several open source alternatives, they selected MySQL because it was the most robust, affordable database software available at the time.Read more »
The Phone House Consolidates its eCommerce Systems on MySQL EnterpriseThe Phone House Telecom, headquartered in Muenster, Germany, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of UK-based The Carphone Warehouse plc - the world's largest independent mobile telephone retailer. The company has more than 850 employees, and more than 1.5 million customers. The Phone House's online shop, content management and online billing systems were distributed on different systems running Informix and Oracle databases. This legacy environment was difficult to maintain - especially when facing significant growth in the number of visitors to its online shop. The company decided to consolidate all these systems on one database platform, one that was easily scalable and less costly to administer.Read more »
iStockphoto Grows to a Top-100 U.S. Website with MySQL Enterprise UnlimitediStockphoto is the world's busiest image market, with an image downloaded every 2.5 seconds. For their Web site, scalability has become mission-critical. Being able to manage increasing volumes of data and transactions has to be carefully balanced with IT budgets and resource expenditures. At first, their decision to go with the MySQL database was primarily for its dramatic cost-savings, but as the traffic to iStockphoto.com has grown, scaling out with MySQL on commodity hardware has been a key enabler to handling this rapid growth while maintaining high performance.Read more »
Skyblog Relies on MySQL to Power its Amazing GrowthLaunched in 2002, Skyblog has become the second most-visited site in France, behind only Google.fr, according to Alexa. More than 10 million blogs have already been created on Skyblog. The company needed a highly-scalable and highly-available infrastructure to keep pace with the rapidly increasing number of blogs, the addition of new web services, and the overall growing volume of data. Working closely with the expert consultants of MySQL France, Skyrock chose to implement a modern 'Scale-Out' architecture for their systems infrastructure on cost-effective commodity hardware.Read more »
Adobe Relies on MySQL to Make Creative Professionals More ProductiveAdobe Systems is one of the largest software companies and is the leading provider of creative tools for print, web, interactive, mobile, video, and film. Adobe embeds MySQL into several Adobe Creative Suite 3 components including Adobe Acrobat CS3, Adobe® Bridge CS3, and Adobe® Version CueR CS3 so that workgroups can work more efficiently on complex projects.Read more »
Venarc Relies on MySQL and DRBD for High Availability eCommerceVenarc is a leading System Integrator that helps organizations such as GotPrint.com architect, build and maintain enterprise application solutions. Venarc built a cost-effective High Availability eCommerce site for GotPrint using MySQL Enterprise Server and DRBD (Distributed Replicated Block Device). DRDB automatically handles many high availability infrastructure requirements such as fail-over, node recovery, and data synchronization.Download the PDF »
CyberTech Selects MySQL for its Voice Recording SystemCyberTech's MynaVoice voice recording software has over 100,000 users worldwide -- several leading telecom brands and recorder manufacturers use the company's technology in their products. The company needed a powerful database that they could embed into their solution that could quickly store and recall large amounts of multimedia data. They also sought a database that was easy to use, affordable and highly extensible.Download the PDF »
Tellme Employs MySQL to Power Mission-Critical Telco ApplicationsEvery month, Tellme powers voice-based phone searches used by more than 35 million consumers, making it the most popular mobile search service today. Like many fast-growing "Web 2.0" Internet businesses, Tellme needed a database that could scale with its dramatic traffic growth - from 500 million calls in 2004, to nearly two billion calls in 2006.Download the PDF »
Deal Group Media scales out online advertising with MySQLAs broadband penetration and consumer online spending continue to rise rapidly, so does affiliate marketing as an essential channel for driving customer acquisition. In an affiliate marketing scenario, advertisers seek affiliates among the most trafficked websites, place banner advertisements and pay for click-throughs or closed sales arriving from this channel. Major advertisers have come to see affiliates as an extension of their own sales force, referring potential customers to their sites and building revenue from increased sales. In the United Kingdom, sales from affiliate network channels rose 100% between 2004 and 2005, a trend that continued during 2006.Download the PDF »
Aastra Telecom Schweiz Delivers Highly Reliable Telecom Equipment using MySQLAastra Telecom Schweiz AG, located in Solothurn, Switzerland is a leadingprovider of modern IP communications solutions across Europe. MySQL delivers the stability, reliability, and performance that Aastra demands to pro-vide enterprise communications solutions. Aastra Telecom Schweiz has been embedding MySQL in their Open Interfaces Platform (OIP) since 2003and it is deployed in over 5000 installations across Europe.Download the PDF »
BBC News Website uses MySQL to Monitor Reader InterestMillions of people every day visit the BBC News website for their daily fix of world news and analysis. Stories from hundreds of dedicated journalists in all time zones are constantly being fed to the site, which currently attracts 35 million unique users and receives over 800 million page impressions each month.Download the PDF »
Utel handles 10,000 Requests per Second Using a Scale out Deployment of MySQL NetworkUtel's bet: to develop France's biggest mobile phone-based chat community! In March 2003, the company launched "Fotochat", the first service to leverage the photo sharing capabilities of the new generation of handsets. This enabled users to get their pictures online in a matter of seconds via a simple e-mail or MMS. The system is based entirely on MySQL and processes an average of 3,000 queries per second and handles 10,000 queries per second at peak times!Download the PDF »
mixi Delivers Massive Scale-out with MySQLmixi is the largest Social Networking Site (SNS) in Japan and is ranked in the Top 30 most trafficked Web sites in the world. mixi deploys over 100 MySQL Servers to manage over 3 million users who are creating diaries, posting messages, paying for premium services, and more. mixi is adding 15,000 new members every day and generates over 150 million page views/day using MySQL!Download the PDF »
PokerRoom.com Powers High Transaction Online Poker System with MySQL and HPOngame's PokerRoom.com is one of the largest poker sites online. Ongame has developed a platform offering other gaming portals customers a place at PokerRoom.com tables. This reflects a trend within the online gaming industry where different gaming services are being aggregated into one virtual location. During peak hours, 12,000 players occupy the poker tables. Since each bet, each played hand and other data are recorded, the database often handles 2,000 transactions per second.Download the PDF »
Greyhound-Data Dog Racing Site Relies on MySQL's SpeedGreyhound-Data is the world's most popular greyhound racing web site. It is the de facto web site for greyhound fans in worldwide who follow the results of the 'big tracks' in the United States, Ireland, United Kingdom, and Australia.
Founded in 1999, Greyhound-Data is a non profit organization with the goal of providing freely accessible information about greyhounds. The highlight of the site is that even very complicated race statistics across millions of records are calculated in fractions of a second due to the optimized MySQL backend.Download the PDF »
U.S. Census Bureau Counts on MySQLThe Census Bureau's web development team has relied on an open source LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP/Perl) to develop several highly-acclaimed and very successful web sites. In fact, one of the MySQL-run sites won the prestigious Census Bureau's Director's Award for Innovation. The Census Bureau's web development team, led by Rachael LaPorte Taylor, senior technology architect for FedStats.gov at the Census Bureau, and Lisa Nyman, senior Internet technology architect, has begun serving as informal open-source consultants to the entire organization of over 5,000 employees.Download the PDF »
Dell MySQL Case Study: Nine SystemsThis company's popular audio- and video- content delivery system needed a more flexible infrastructure that could handle huge spikes in Web traffic. They replaced their existing, end-of-life servers with more a robust scaled-out solution based on more than 100 Dell PowerEdge servers running Microsoft Windows Server software and Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP/Perl (LAMP) in highly-optimized configurations.Download the PDF »
PortaOne Delivers VoIP Billing with MySQLPortaOne is a leading solution provider for VoIP infrastructure: billing, management and customer care solutions. By providing an easy to use, turn-key solution, PortaOne allows small and medium sized Internet Telephony Service Providers (ITSPs) to deliver global carrier-grade services in a matter of days.
With their sights set on small to medium sized ITSPs, PortaOne had to deliver a product that was not only affordable, easy to use, and easy to administer, but would also scale. The MySQL database's reliability, performance and affordable licensing model proved to be a perfect fit. Download the PDF »
Friendster Scales-Out with MySQL NetworkAs the largest social networking site on the Web — with over 60 million page-views each day, Friendster selected MySQL Network to provide the right combination of affordable database reliability and scalability. Their Scaled-Out LAMP system handles over one billion database queries a day, and has saved their IT staff several millions of dollars in hardware and software costs.Download the PDF »
Intel MySQL Case Study - S2: High Power on a Small FootprintIn the course of developing its innovative self-contained security solution, S2 Security Corporation ported the Embedded MySQL DBMS to the Intel IXP425 Network Processor, running under a real-time Linux derivative. In this case study, Intel shows how porting MySQL has allowed S2 to facilitate a breakthrough in cost-effective security management and enables the development of many other highly attractive network-based applications.Download the PDF »
According to Daniel Ek, CTO of Jajja Communications, "Because of our high availability commitments and ambitious projected scaling, MySQL Network was really what we needed. We can now keep a high level of 24/7 support for all our servers while being guaranteed optimized and stable versions of MySQL backed by customized technical alerts.Download the PDF »
Citysearch Saves Over $1 Million Using MySQLCitysearch is a leading online local search service, providing the most up-to-date information on businesses, from restaurants and retail, to travel and professional services. The Citysearch web site receives over 10 million unique visitors each month. As a result of an exponentially growing user base, the front end Oracle system could no longer keep up with the traffic coming from the Web site. By implementing replicated MySQL servers to handle the Web traffic and a terabyte of data, Citysearch was able to deliver an extremely high performance solution and save more than $1 million in database licenses and hardware costs. Download the PDF »
Local County Government Turns to MySQL to Help Support its CitizensThe Information Technologies department of Pottawattamie County, Iowa is employing the open source LAMP software stack -- Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl/PHP -- to improve the reliability and functionality of their local government applications. They have standardized on MySQL for all their new database systems development, replacing legacy Informix and Microsoft SQL Server applications.Download the PDF »
Major Range Control Center Relies on Open Source DatabaseThe Range Operation Control Center (ROCC) at one of the major US missile and space test ranges collects real-time data from radar sensors to track and predict the path of space objects including asteroids and meteoroids. To make these vital real-time predictions, the ROCC built a real-time data warehousing application that relies on the performance and reliability of MySQL.Download the PDF »
Arkeia protects data for Scandinavian IT resellerThe largest IT reseller in Finland, Verkkokauppa.com (Webshop.com) relies on Arkeia to back up business data and internet transactions. Recently the company moved to a new location and opened the largest electronics store in all of Scandinavia. About 85 percent of their product sales are ordered through the web. The products are retrieved from the store and delivered by mail.Download the PDF »
T-Systems Relies on MySQLT-Systems Integration used MySQL to develop a web front end and a back-end order processing application for Westfalia Wekzeugco. GmbH. In addition, T-Systems migrated the database behind their existing Customer Management System, from Oracle to MySQL.
The website www.westfalia.de relies on 11 MySQL Servers, deployed on 4 machines. The Web application processes an average of 170,000 queries per hour, and serves approximately 7.3 million page views per month. The site receives about 400,000 visitors each month. Download the PDF »
Fortum Relies on MySQL to Monitor Power Plant in Real TimeFortum's Hogdalan power plant near Stockholm, Sweden, is one of Europe's most modern facilities for waste incineration. It produces electricity and heat from municipal waste and processed industrial waste. As management prepared to add a new waste fuel boiler to the plant in late 2004, they found that the current system for monitoring the waste incineration process would become insufficient.
Furthermore, both legal regulations and future business opportunities forced the need to move from collecting data every minute to collecting data every second. Fortum selected MySQL to build its data warehouse solution because of its performance, reliability, and flexibility.Download the PDF »
Sony Reduces Database Costs with MySQLSony's original Content Management Systems, FileNet, did not satisfy their requirements out of the box. FileNet had to be heavily customized using Microsoft SQL Server and Active Server Pages using external consulting resources.
Since Sony had successfully implemented MySQL in other projects, they began rewriting the Content Management solution based on the LAMP stack. The new project using MySQL and PHP took a single developer only three months to complete!Download the PDF »
Eniro Powers Online Yellow Pages and Portals with MySQLEniro is the leading media company in northern Europe for search channels that connect buyers and sellers. Services include online and printed yellow pages throughout Scandinavia and Finland, Internet and mobile services, and phone and online directory assistance. In a market where services are updated and added daily, Eniro has found MySQL to be the perfect database because of its ease of use and reliability. In-house technicians are able to set up new databases for production in a matter of hours after receiving specifications from business managers, reducing time to market to a minimum.Download the PDF »
Craigslist Relies on MySQL to Serve Millions of Classified Adscraigslist revolutionized the ease and speed with which people could create an online community that would facilitate the exchange of ideas, goods and services. According to Alexa Traffic Rankings, craigslist is one of the Top 100 most trafficked web sites in the world. Every month, craigslist receives 5 million unique visitors, and serves about 1 billion page views.
In less than 4 years, MySQL has enabled craigslist to grow from 250,000 page views to over 27 million page views daily - virtually all of which are generated out of MySQL!Download the PDF »
Evite Relies on MySQL to Deliver Millions of InvitationsThe Evite Web site serves 6 million users and delivers up to 9 million invitations each month. Evite had been using Oracle for four years to try to meet all of their data management requirements. However, they found that the Oracle software was very expensive and difficult for less-experienced staff to use.
After only one year, MySQL has become a key part of the IT infrastructure of Evite, taking the place of expensive, proprietary solutions. Download the PDF »
Los Alamos National Labs Relies on MySQL to Scale with 7 Terabytes of DataMySQL is the high-performance database that enabled Los Alamos Labs to deliver SearchPlus, a robust, scalable and secure distributed database containing more than 55 million scientific journal articles. Using SearchPlus, scientists and researchers can to search over 7 terabytes of data for articles and authors more efficiently.
MySQL has proven itself to be the ideal solution for SearchPlus by combining high-performance, superior reliability, scalability, security and replication. Download the PDF »
Lycos Europe Reduces TCO by 90% by Migrating to MySQLLycos Europe migrated all company portal services to MySQL, displacing one of the leading proprietary databases in the market. Replacing their existing database solution with MySQL resulted in more than a 90% savings. Lycos Europe today has approximately 1 terabyte of data handled by 100 MySQL servers. At peak traffic up to 25,000 concurrent users are online and 1 Gb of data per second is delivered to users. Download the PDF »
Pivex Uses MySQL to Make Travel and Hospitality Profits SoarPivex developed Folio Exchange using MySQL which has processed over $200 million in billings for some of the world's leading travel wholesalers including American Airlines Vacations, Pleasant Hawaiian Holidays, and Outrigger Hotels. Folio Exchange is a complete turn-key solution which eliminates up to 90% of the costs of submitting invoices and remitting payments between hotels and travel wholesalers.
The reliability, performance, cost, and the pluggable storage engine architecture of MySQL are the distinguishing factors behind the success of Pivex and Folio Exchange.Download the PDF »
Now, Yahoo! uses MySQL in many high-volume, business-critical systems throughout its network. Yahoo! has proven many times over that MySQL is an extremely reliable database and capable of even the most demanding, high-traffic applications.Download the PDF »
Cox Communications Powers Massive Data Warehouse with MySQLCox Communications is the fourth largest cable-television provider in the United States, serving approximately 6.3 million customers. Cox is noted for its high-capacity, reliable broadband delivery network as well as the company's ability to provide superior customer services.
To maintain optimum performance and customer-service levels, Cox has developed a huge data warehousing application. At the heart of this business-critical system is a 2-billion row MySQL database.Download the PDF »
MySQL Powers Transaction-Heavy News Delivery System for the Associated PressThe Associated Press (AP), the world's oldest and largest news agency with a global daily reach of 1 billion people, provides text, audio, video, news photos, graphics and technology to more than 15,000 media outlets around the world. The AP provides an innovative service called "AP Hosted News" which makes it easy for news providers to integrated AP hosted content to their Web sites.Download the PDF »
MySQL is managing the most critical data for the telecom provider, including, subscriber inventory for each of 52,000 access lines, traffic logging, equipment tracking, and government reporting.Download the PDF »