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Continuent Tungsten Replicator 2.0 For MySQL Now Completely Open Source

New Tungsten Replicator 2.0 Is 100% Compatible With MySQL Replication And Adds Advanced Features Such As Parallel Replication, Multi-Master Replication And Heterogenous Replication

MySQL Conference & Expo, SANTA CLARA, CA – April 12, 2011

Continuent, Inc., a leading provider of replication and clustering solutions for open source databases, today announced the availability of the Tungsten Replicator 2.0. Tungsten Replicator is a high performance, open source, data replication engine for MySQLTM and PostgreSQL.

Tungsten Replicator 2.0 offers a set of features that surpass any open source replicator available today: parallel, multi-master and heterogeneous replication. Features include global transaction IDs to support failover, flexible transaction filtering, extensible transaction metadata, multiple replication services per process, high performance, and simple, well-documented operation.

Best of all, these features are available to you as an open source release that is ready to solve your most extreme replication problems.

Tungsten Replicator benefits include:

  • "No slave left behind!" Increase replication performance by parallelizing the data flow between master and slave.
  • "Geographic distribution of data and apps." Create multi-site deployments using multi-master replication.
  • "Unleash your data." Replicate from MySQL to Oracle enterprise apps. Feed your data warehouse and analytics solutions, such as Greenplum, with data from MySQL. Migrate from MySQL to PostgreSQL.

Tungsten Replicator runs equally well in cloud as well as locally hosted environments. Tungsten Replicator users range from web start-ups to large enterprises to the largest web properties on the planet processing hundreds of millions of transactions a day.

Tungsten Replicator is the foundation for Continuent Tungsten Enterprise, a complete replication and data management solution for MySQL and PostgreSQL.

Tungsten Replicator 2.0 is released under a GPL V2 license and available for a free download at http://code.google.com/p/tungsten-replicator.

Continuent offers customers a wide range of consulting services to take full advantage of Tungsten Replicator. Continuent is also actively seeking sponsored development engagements to further advance Tungsten Replicator capabilities.

Continuent is hosting a free, technical introductory webinar for Tungsten Replicator 2.0 on Thursday, April 21st at 10 am PT. To register for this webcast titled "Building a Better Open Source Replication - Introducing New Tungsten Replicator 2.0", visit http://www.continuent.com/news/webinars.

 

About Continuent

Continuent offers industry-leading replication and clustering solutions for open source databases. Continuent's expert consulting helps users quickly solve difficult problems in replication and data management. Continuent's Tungsten software enables 24x7 data availability and increased database performance for data-driven applications while retaining the cost advantages of open source software. For more information about Continuent, our products and consulting services, visit www.continuent.com.

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