Gartner Names VoltDB 2011 Cool Vendor

Jun 01, 2011, 10:00 ET from VoltDB

BILLERICA, Mass., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VoltDB, a leading provider of high-throughput relational database systems (RDBMSs), today announced that it has been recognized as a Cool Vendor in a recent report entitled "Cool Vendors in Open-Source Software, 2011", by a distinguished group of analysts at Gartner, Inc.

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Designed by renowned DBMS architect Michael Stonebraker and other leading experts, VoltDB's database products offer game-changing throughput, scale and reliability to organizations that are wrestling with high velocity data sources.  VoltDB products are distributed under both open source and commercial licenses, allowing organizations to choose which license and support model best fits their needs.  VoltDB production customers include leaders in new high performance applications such as online gaming, digital advertising and web traffic analysis, as well as in traditional markets like investment services, telecommunications and logistics.

"We're pleased to be recognized by Gartner as a Cool Vendor," said VoltDB CEO Scott Jarr.  "Open source licensing provides fast access to breakthrough technologies like VoltDB, cultivating communities of developers with common problems and needs.  The staggering growth of data is being driven by 'fire hose' database applications such as Big Data, real-time analytics and high-volume OLTP. For organizations facing these challenges, ready access to solutions like VoltDB is crucial.  VoltDB is poised to become a leader in these data intensive businesses, and open source offers a way to accelerate progress for all stakeholders."

About VoltDB, Inc.

Founded in 2009 by RDBMS pioneer Mike Stonebraker, VoltDB delivers a breakthrough, in-memory RDBMS solution that combines ultra-high throughput, database transaction integrity and real-time analytics. VoltDB is specifically designed for modern software applications that are pushed beyond their limits by high volume data sources.  This new generation of data sources – real-time feeds, machine-generation data, micro-transactions, high performance content serving – requires database throughput and real-time analytics that can reach millions of operations per second.

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VoltDB, Inc.