BILLERICA, Mass., Nov. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VoltDB (www.voltdb.com), the leading provider of ultra-high throughput relational database systems (RDBMSs), today announced that it has been selected by Jingit.com (www.jingit.com) as a technology cornerstone for the company's payment and engagement platform, which allows website visitors to earn real cash by opting into video and interactive brand engagements.
Jingit is an integrated payment and cash based transactional advertising platform. Individuals who sign-up at Jingit engage with brands, such as Sony, Domino's Pizza and T-Mobile, by watching ads and answering short surveys on their PCs, tablets or smart phones. In return, they earn cash, not credits, points or virtual currency, that can be spent instantly to buy goods online or transferred to a U.S. Bank issued Jingit Visa® Debit Card. Jingit's iPhone and Android mobile apps also allow consumers to earn anywhere, including cash based geo-targeted check-ins with participating brands.
To support its application performance and consumer growth objectives, Jingit.com needs a database infrastructure that can deliver financial transaction performance with low latency and guaranteed accuracy. Write throughput and scaling are critical to bringing brand owners on board and supporting new interactive marketing campaigns. Equally important is the ability to handle high performance read operations that drive a variety of real-time analytics.
"VoltDB gives us a highly scalable database foundation that can handle our most demanding throughput requirements," said Dave Morehouse, vice president of engineering at Jingit. "While many database systems are capable of scaling reads, we found VoltDB uniquely capable of scaling reads and writes of large active datasets, while maintaining a relational model and SQL semantics. I would recommend VoltDB to anyone looking to build high scaling database applications. For us, it was the obvious choice."
"Jingit.com is redefining online marketing by offering advertisers and consumers a novel value proposition," said VoltDB CEO Scott Jarr. "Jingit's unique platform requires a data infrastructure that can scale massively and on demand without sacrificing financial transaction consistency. VoltDB was designed specifically for innovators like Jingit by providing ultra-high transaction throughput in a compact, economical database solution. We're thrilled that Jingit.com has selected VoltDB, and look forward to delivering future breakthroughs to support the Company's payment and engagement platform."
Designed by DBMS pioneer Mike Stonebraker for organizations that have reached the price/performance limitations of general purpose SQL databases, VoltDB combines the proven power of relational processing with blazing speed, linear scalability and uncompromising fault tolerance. VoltDB is the ideal database solution for high velocity database applications that require 100% accuracy and real-time analytics.
Jingit is an integrated payment and cash based transactional advertising platform. Individuals who sign-up at Jingit engage with brands by watching ads and answering short surveys on their PCs, tablets or smart phones. In return, they earn cash, not credits, points or virtual currency, that can be spent instantly to buy goods online or transferred to a Jingit Visa® Debit Card.
Haberman (on behalf of Jingit)