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Enterprise Linux Today: Steeleye Delivers High Availability for MySQL on Linux

Dec 20, 2000, 16:46 (0 Talkback[s])

"SteelEye Technology announced today an extension of its LifeKeeper Next Generation Enterprise Reliability Platform into MySQL database environments, bringing high availability support to MySQL. SteelEye's LifeKeeper now offers a full range of Linux, Solaris and NT-based database reliability solutions for Oracle, Sybase, Informix, SQL Server and MySQL database servers, providing enterprises with a cost-effective solution for ensuring continuous uptime of business-critical databases and applications."

"Enterprise customers rely on MySQL database solutions to provide data for business-critical applications such as data warehouses, e-commerce applications, financial systems, supply-chain management, and business intelligence systems. To ensure maximum uptime and utmost data accessibility of these applications, SteelEye claims that its LifeKeeper for Linux high availability clustering software monitors database, server, network and application health, maintains client connectivity, and provides continuous data access. With intelligent failover and multiple fault-detection mechanisms for detecting and recovering from hardware, component or application faults, LifeKeeper for MySQL prevents downtime in the event of system or application failures."

"The combination of SteelEye's LifeKeeper for Linux and AbriaSoft's commercial strength implementation of the MySQL database promotes confidence in our eBusiness customers to invest and deploy database server solutions that reliably support their business-critical applications," said Paul Afshar, CEO of AbriaSoft, the first company to offer a commercial distribution of the MySQL database."

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