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Codership partners with FromDual to offer consulting and support services for Galera Cluster for MySQL

Helsinki, Finland, Uster, Switzerland – February 18, 2012 – Codership, the provider of Galera Cluster for MySQL, and FromDual, a MySQL consulting company, today announced collaboration to offer Galera Cluster technology and related support and consulting services for Galera users all over the world, especially in German speaking countries Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH). Galera Cluster is a synchronous, true multi-master replication cluster for MySQL using the well known InnoDB storage engine. Customers can deploy Galera Cluster locally in LAN environments, as geo-clusters over the WAN or as virtual cluster in the cloud.

Galera Cluster for MySQL is offered as open source software. It can be downloaded freely from www.codership.com. Many of Codership customers are using Galera Cluster for business critical applications. FromDual will be offering consulting and support services for Galera users, especially in German speaking countries. FromDual has years of competence in MySQL consulting and support. They have a deep understanding of clustering and replication technologies and how to implement them into production. FromDual is the perfect partner for Codership said Seppo Jaakola, CEO of Codership.

With Galera we get a great high availability (HA) product for MySQL which removes all the pain we had with the existing MySQL HA solutions. Our customers are always looking for better ways to solve MySQL replication, scalability and management issues to secure 24/7 business availability and growth for the future business. Galera Cluster does exactly that. We are happy to add Galera Cluster to our consulting and support portfolio with the top level support from Codership says Oli Sennhauser, Senior MySQL consultant and CEO of FromDual.

Galera Cluster is used by users who need highly available MySQL database back-ends with very fast fail-over time for business critical applications like Social networks, Gaming platforms, Telecom/VoiP solutions, Media and entertainment sites, Business Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), ERP systems, web-shops, e-commerce solutions or similar critical applications.

About FromDual GmbH

FromDual is a global acting, neutral and vendor independent consulting, support and training company for MySQL, Percona Server, MariaDB and Galera Cluster with numerous customers all over the world in the Telecom, Media, Public Service, Internet and Industry sector. FromDual is Oracle Silver Partner and Open Database Alliance (ODBA) Silver Partner. In addition to its MySQL services FromDual distributes its Performance Monitor for MySQL for local installations or as Software as a Service solution. For more information about FromDual, their products, consulting and support services, please visit www.fromdual.com.

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FromDual GmbH
Oli Sennhauser, CEO
E-Mail: oli.sennhauser@fromdual.com
Cell: +41 79 830 09 33

About Codership Oy

Codership develops fundamentally new replication and clustering solutions for open source databases, adopting novel ideas from latest DBMS and distributed computing research. The founders of Codership have long experience in developing several widely used MySQL clustering solutions before starting Galera development in 2007. Already thousands of users have chosen Galera Cluster solution – the Codership's flagship open source product and Codership is working actively for and with this growing user community. For more information about Codership, products, consulting and support services, please visit www.codership.com.

Press contact:

Codership OY
Seppo Jaakola, CEO
E-Mail: seppo.jaakola@codership.com
Cell: +358 405 105 938