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Tokutek and PalominoDB Partner to Bring Scale, Performance to Database Deployments

MySQL Storage Engine Provider Joins Forces With Leading Database Consultants to Deliver Support for Growing Number of MySQL and MariaDB Customers (May 02, 2012)

LEXINGTON, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/02/12 -- Tokutek, the leader in high-performance and agile database storage engines, today announced a strategic partnership with PalominoDB, a premier database operations and engineering consultancy, to provide database services and support to joint customers. Tokutek's storage engine will be complemented with PalominoDB's operational excellence, 24x7 on-call support and access to the company's skilled team of professional database administrators (DBAs).

"TokuDB has immeasurably improved our ability to react to changing business requirements in a large data environment. The ability to change schemas and indexes on the fly and no need to repair fragmented indexes has led to a simplification of our environment and reduced maintenance windows," said Adrian Roston, CTO, Frequency. "With PalominoDB's knowledge and expertise, we were rapidly able to leverage TokuDB's advantages and substantially improve our system's throughput."

TokuDB is a highly scalable, zero-maintenance downtime MySQL Storage Engine that delivers indexing-based query acceleration, improved replication performance, unparalleled compression, and hot schema modifications. Under the agreement, PalominoDB will provide end-to-end solutions and support for MySQL and MariaDB systems that run on the TokuDB storage engine.

"Tokutek's ability to improve database performance brings an entirely new value proposition to MySQL," said Laine Campbell, Owner and CEO at PalominoDB. "In partnering with Tokutek, PalominoDB is making a firm commitment to expanding MySQL's viability as an enterprise-class database capable of supporting complex queries with high data rates on terabyte-scale databases."


"PalominoDB brings unrivaled domain expertise and a range of service offerings to the MySQL and MariaDB market," said John Partridge, President and CEO of Tokutek. "Tokutek's partnership with PalominoDB will help TokuDB deployments go smoothly and provide access to extended support and design capabilities for customers needing those services."

About PalominoDB
For startups and established companies of all sizes, PalominoDB provides ongoing operational support and professional expertise in database architecture, performance and scale. With a focus on open-source and other best-in-class software components, and extensive experience in all major and emerging database technologies, PalominoDB engages with customers to develop custom, cost-effective projects and long-term support contracts in areas from system design to automation to business intelligence and more. PalominoDB is renowned for an emphasis on transparency, communication and responsiveness, as well as providing operational excellence for leading companies including Zappos, Chegg, Technorati, Slideshare and Zendesk. For more information, please visit www.palominodb.com

About Tokutek Inc.
Tokutek, Inc. is the leader in high-performance and agile database storage engines. TokuDB is a highly scalable, zero-maintenance downtime MySQL Storage Engine that delivers indexing-based query acceleration, improved replication performance, unparalleled compression, and hot schema modifications. TokuDB is a "drop-in" storage engine requiring no changes to MySQL applications or code and is fully ACID and MVCC compliant. The company is headquartered in Lexington, MA and has offices in New York, NY. For more information, visit tokutek.com.

About MySQL
MySQL is the most popular open source database software in the world. Many of the world's largest and fastest-growing organizations use MySQL to save time and money powering their high-volume Web sites, critical business systems, communications networks, and commercial software. MySQL is owned by Oracle, the world's largest business software company.

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