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Will Cloud Computing Live Up to Its Hype? (Story by

April 2, 2014 - By Jeff Vance | March 31, 2014 At one time, cloud computing prompted skepticism much like the early Internet did. Will the cloud outgrow its critics to the extent the Web itself has? It seems like just yesterday when the cloud skeptics were out in force, saying things like this, “The computer industry is the... Click Here.

PRESS RELEASE: Phyken Media Relies on GenieDB to Deliver Highly Available, Geo-Distributed Global Tactics Game

March 18, 2014 - Powerful MySQL Database-as-a-Service Allows Rapid Growth for Wizard Ops II San Francisco, March 18, 2014 – GenieDB, a provider of a leading Database-as-a-Service solution for MySQL, today announced that Phyken Media, the creator of the popular Wizard Ops Tactics mobile game, relies on GenieDB’s MySQL Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) to meet 30 percent growth in its player... Click Here.

PRESS RELEASE: GenieDB Eliminates Greatest Downtime Challenges for Game Developers With Innovative MySQL Database-as-a-Service

March 12, 2014 - Game Developers Seeking High Availability and Global Accessibility Invited to Demo GenieDB’s MySQL DBaaS at Booth #2441 San Francisco, CA –March 12 2014 – GenieDB, a provider of a leading database-as-a-service solution for MySQL, today announced that it will be demonstrating its MySQL Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, March 17—21.... Click Here.

GenieDB Launches MySQL-as-a-Service on Amazon (Story by Talkin’ Cloud)

March 12, 2014 - Chris Talbot | Talkin’ Cloud | Mar 12, 2014 GenieDB is pushing ahead into the Amazon Web Services (AWS) space with its database-as-a-service (DBaaS) offering. Not only has the company joined the AWS Partner Network, but it has also launched its GenieDB Globally Distributed MySQL-as-a-Service offering into the AWS Marketplace. With the launch on Amazon (AMZN), GenieDB is aiming to make it easier for organizations... Click Here.

PRESS RELEASE: GenieDB Announces Availability on AWS Marketplace

March 11, 2014 - GenieDB’s DBaaS Delivers High Availability and Fast Response Time for Developers Creating Fully Distributed, Web-Scale Apps San Juan Capistrano, Calif., March 11, 2014 – GenieDB, a leading innovator of distributed relational database technology, today announced the immediate availability of the GenieDB Globally Distributed MySQL-as-a-Service, its scalable, highly available database-as-a-service (DBaaS), on AWS Marketplace of Amazon... Click Here.

PRESS RELEASE: GenieDB Database-as-a-Service Provides Highly Available, Cost-Effective Geo-Distribution for Cloudbook

March 3, 2014 - Developer of Storytelling Software Manages Worldwide Access to Innovative Software with MySQL DBaaS San Juan Capistrano, Calif., March 3, 2014 – GenieDB, a provider of a leading Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) solution for MySQL, today announced that Cloudbook, a developer of innovative storytelling software initially targeted for enterprise sales teams, has minimized latency to its international user... Click Here.

Trend-Setting Products in Data for 2014 (Story by Database Trends and Applications)

December 2, 2013 - Dec 2, 2013 Joyce Wells The data-driven demands on organizations have never been greater. Today, organizations need to manage more data, flowing faster, and with greater variety from more sources than ever before. Concurrently, they are experiencing a pressing need to extract insight from that information quickly to support real-time decision making, while maintaining data... Click Here.

AWS re:Invent Best of Show: The Winners (Story by I Am On Demand)

November 24, 2013 - Nov. 24, 2013 Ofir Nachmani The AWS re:Invent floor this year was much more vibrant than last year. It included remarkable cloud products’ promotions made by the 189 conference sponsors, some of which only began their ventures one year ago. Naturally, the ‘experienced’ vendors made themselves known, with more lavish displays and a larger staff headcount,... Click Here.

Groundbreaking Technology Provides Continuous Availability During Cloud Outages (Story by SandHill)

October 1, 2013 - As cloud becomes increasingly mainstream, a new best practices pattern is emerging, one that enables developers to effortlessly deploy applications in the cloud and know that their end users can access their application whenever they want and from anywhere in the world, without concern about resiliency of the cloud infrastructure itself or how to architect complex distributed systems. Click Here.

Gmail outage: CIOs must be prepared for the unexpected (Story by Computer Weekly)

September 26, 2013 - Story by Computer Weekly Analyst: Cliff Saran 25 Sep, 2013 The recent outage of Google’s Gmail service shows that even class-leading cloud services can and will fail. How can IT departments build in resilience to cloud computing failures? Google’s outage, and the recent datacentre Amazon outage in August, are timely reminders to IT directors that... Click Here.

“Without GenieDB we would have spent much more money, and worse, much more time coming up with a scalable solution. GenieDB has changed the way I think about the migration of applications to widely distributed and scalable platforms.”

- Vince Vasquez, CEO of Cloudbook Inc.