Calpont Launches Open Source Analytics Database Offering
Frisco, Texas - Oct 27, 2009 – Calpont Corporation today announced the availability of its open source database software, InfiniDB™ Community Edition. Enabled via MySQL™ and purpose-built for an analytic workload with column-oriented technology at its core, InfiniDB Community Edition delivers a full-feature scale-up solution that enables data warehousing, business intelligence and read-intensive database deployments. In order to support the rapidly increasing demand for open source analytics database solutions, Calpont has established www.infinidb.org as the web destination for people to learn about and download its analytic database software. The Calpont offering is also bolstered with the strength of a newly signed multi-year MySQL OEM licensing agreement with Sun Microsystems.
“Clearly identified as a top five use case for MySQL implementations, the open source analytical capabilities of MySQL-based solutions have now been substantially enabled with the functionality available in InfiniDB Community Edition,” said Calpont CEO, Jeff Vogel. “Making InfiniDB available to the open source community is our commitment to the community to ensure that today’s open source user has what they need to address the growing data volumes that so many enterprises and businesses are experiencing. And now with the strength of our new solution, we can confidently address a large and expanding community.”
About InfiniDB Community Edition
Calpont Corporation provides the scalable suite of InfiniDB database products for use with MySQL. Based on column-oriented technology and backed up with full transactional support, InfiniDB is optimized to handle analytics, business intelligence and read-intensive application deployments. Currently available in open source form at www.infinidb.org and via the Early Adopter Program at www.calpont.com, InfiniDB simply changes the game for open source database analytics.
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