VoltDB Announces VoltOne Database

Single-server version of VoltDB Enterprise Edition aimed at Web/SaaS start-ups and ISVs

Oct 18, 2011, 10:00 ET from VoltDB

BILLERICA, Mass., Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VoltDB (www.voltdb.com), the leading provider of high-throughput relational database systems, announced today the general availability of VoltOne, a low-cost version of VoltDB Enterprise Edition aimed at Web/SaaS start-ups and independent software vendors (ISVs).  Like other VoltDB products, VoltOne is an in-memory database 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-generated data, micro-transactions, high performance content serving – requires database throughput and analytics that scale to millions of operations per second while providing 100% data consistency.  VoltOne delivers all of the single-server features of VoltDB Enterprise Edition and includes VoltDB Standard Support SLAs.

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"VoltDB is the clear leader in high performance database solutions; it's a perfect fit for a variety of online gaming applications," said Henning Diedrich, CEO and founder of Eonblast Corporation.  "Gamers generate massive data streams and want instantaneous leaderboard updates.  VoltDB can handle our most intense data throughput and analytic requirements.  And now, with the price/performance advantages of VoltOne, game developers have no good reason to continue struggling with MySQL."

The VoltDB database is ideal for developers of digital ad serving, gaming, financial trading, telecommunications and other applications requiring high throughput database operations.  These systems place tremendous demands on database throughput while requiring 100% data consistency and real-time analytics.  VoltOne includes:

  • Breakthrough single-server performance.  VoltOne delivers database throughput that can easily exceed 100,000 ACID write operations per second, with average latencies below 5ms, on commodity server hardware (including available cloud server configurations).  VoltOne maintains extreme write throughput while simultaneously servicing a variety of real-time analytic queries, and while also providing full database crash recovery.
  • Standard support SLAs.  VoltOne is licensed on an annual subscription basis and includes VoltDB's Standard support SLAs.
  • Easy upgrade path to VoltDB Enterprise Edition.  VoltOne users enjoy a fast, simple upgrade path to access the cluster capabilities of VoltDB Enterprise Edition, including database scale-out and high availability.  The upgrade process is as easy as replacing a license key and updating VoltDB's configuration information.

"Given the increasing volume, variety and velocity of data, we are seeing many organizations that are considering the adoption of new database technologies, such as VoltDB," said Matthew Aslett, senior analyst with The 451 Group. "VoltOne should expand the level of interest in VoltDB's in-memory relational database technology by lowering the entry-point for start-ups and ISVs."

Availability and Pricing

VoltOne is available immediately at an introductory price of $5,000/year.  An evaluation copy of VoltOne can be downloaded from VoltDB's website at www.voltdb.com.  

About VoltDB

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.