MySQL HA/DR/Geo-Scale High Noon
vs. Other Solutions

Find out why Tungsten Cluster is a better and more cost-effective overall MySQL HA/DR/Geo-Scale solution compared to other solutions available in the market.

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Continuous Operations
High Availability
Disaster Recovery
Global Scaling

MySQL HA/DR/Geo-Scale High Noon

vs. Other Solutions

Features & Benefits

Continuous Operations
4.67
3.00
1.67
2.67
3.00
2.50
2.67
Scaling
4.40
4.00
2.80
3.60
3.40
3.80
3.80
Geographic Scaling
5.00
2.67
0.67
0.67
2.00
0.67
0.67
Performance
4.75
3.50
2.25
2.75
2.75
2.75
2.50
Transparency
5.00
3.33
3.67
2.67
3.67
2.67
2.67
Security
4.33
5.00
5.00
5.00
2.67
4.33
4.33
Management and Monitoring
4.80
4.20
4.00
4.00
2.00
3.40
3.20
Real-time Data (Analytics, Data Lake, Reporting)
5.00
1.00
1.00
1.00
2.00
3.00
3.00

Support Services

24/7 Support
5.00
2.00
1.67
2.00
0.67
3.00
3.67

Intangibles

MySQL Support
All MySQL, MariaDB and Percona Servers version
'MySQL Compatible', 5.6 and 5.7 (most) features only
MySQL Community Edition 5.6, 5.7, 8.0
MySQL Community Edition 5.6, 5.7, 8.0 (only 5.7 for flexible server preview)
All MySQL, MariaDB and Percona Servers version
InnoDB-engine only, MySQL, MariaDB, Percona Server
MySQL 5.7+ (but most improvements in MySQL 8.0+), InnoDB engine only
Platform
On-premises, VMs, all Cloud environmnets (hybrid- and multi-cloud)
AWS only
GCP only
Azure only
Any environment but with complexity of doing it by yourself.
Any single platform, no hybrid- or multi-cloud
Any single platform
Product Maturity
10+ years, proven
3 years
4 years
3 years
Depends on deployment
10+ years
4 years
(April 2017 GA)
TCO
Progressively lower for the larger deployments
Linear pricing, very expensive Enterprise 24/7 support
Linear pricing, very expensive Enterprise 24/7 support
Linear pricing, very expensive Enterprise 24/7 support
TCO not predictable, person-hours and/or consulting hours, limited support
TCO not predictable, person-hours and/or consulting hours and support
TCO not predictable, person-hours and/or consulting hours and support

Experience Our Industry-Best Continuent MySQL Support

Highly qualified 24/7 MySQL support
Our support engineers have 15 or more years of MySQL DBA and Site Reliability experience
24/7 support comes with 1-hour SLA, with response times for urgent requests averaging less than 3 minutes
MySQL uptime measured in months or years

These Companies Trust Our Solutions

Why Continuent?

Our customers are leading SaaS, e-commerce, financial services, gaming and telco companies who rely on MySQL and Continuent to cost-effectively safeguard billions of dollars annual revenue.