ScaleArc to Receive a Patent for its Transparent Database Query Caching Technology
United States Patent and Trademark Office Issues Notice of Allowance for Industry’s First SQL-NoSQL Hybrid Cache
Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) June 27, 2013
ScaleArc, the leader in database infrastructure software that optimizes relational database scalability, performance and availability, today announced that it has received a Notice of Allowance from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on a patent application related to its ScaleArc iDB patent portfolio. This newly allowed patent application protects innovations related to ScaleArc iDB’s method and system for transparent database query caching.
ScaleArc’s query caching technology represents the industry’s first SQL-NoSQL hybrid cache, which lets any application use a NoSQL, or key-value, cache without requiring drivers or modifications to application code. ScaleArc’s caching technology employs a query-level agentless approach, and provides granular control to support user-defined application cache rules. Rather than employing generic caching rules, application developers can easily adapt ScaleArc iDB’s cache to their application-specific needs.
“The caching technology in ScaleArc iDB represents a breakthrough for the industry,” said Varun Singh, founder and chief executive officer of ScaleArc. “With the first transparent SQL-NoSQL hybrid caching engine, ScaleArc iDB gives developers the power to determine cache rules specific to the needs of their applications, dramatically improving query performance.”
With ScaleArc iDB’s caching technology, database CPU and IO load is reduced significantly, even in the case of SQL clustering and mirroring. This frees critical system resources, which accelerates reads and writes, and extends the life of database servers.
This Notice of Allowance comes just weeks after ScaleArc received a separate Notice of Allowance from the USPTO for its database acceleration technologies, including ScaleArc iDB’s connection pooling technology, its method for handling read/write splits, and its query routing and queuing technologies.
The Notice of Allowance from the USPTO is a notification that ScaleArc is entitled to a patent under the law. This patent represents the second of several that ScaleArc is pursuing.
About ScaleArc iDB
ScaleArc iDB is database traffic management software that simplifies the way database environments are deployed and managed, and optimizes database performance and availability. ScaleArc iDB’s patented technology delivers the following benefits:
- enables instant scalability and higher availability for databases with dynamic clustering, load balancing, surge protection, and sharding capabilities
- provides instant visibility into all database traffic with granular real-time SQL analytics
- delivers the world’s first transparent SQL-NoSQL hybrid caching engine which lets any application use a NoSQL cache without any code changes or drivers
ScaleArc iDB inserts transparently between applications and databases, requiring no modifications to applications or databases to deploy. Customers who deploy ScaleArc iDB are able to reduce troubleshooting times from days or hours to minutes, realize significantly higher uptime, achieve instant vertical and horizontal scaling of their existing database infrastructure, experience up to 60x faster query performance, and strengthen the overall security of their databases. ScaleArc iDB software is available for MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle database environments, and is also available as a virtual appliance. ScaleArc iDB is cloud-ready and available from the top cloud service providers including Amazon AWS/EC2, GoGrid, Joyent, Liquid Web Hosting, Microsoft Azure and NephoScale.
ScaleArc is the leader in a new category of database infrastructure software that simplifies the way database environments are deployed and managed, optimizes database performance and availability, and lowers costs without any changes to applications or databases. Customers include Coupons.com, Demand Media, Disney UTV, Flipkart, KIXEYE, Sazze (dealspl.us), Weather Decision Technologies and others, with a typical ROI of 3 months or less. ScaleArc is headquartered in the heart of Silicon Valley and is backed by Accel Partners, Trinity Ventures and Nexus Venture Partners. Learn more at http://www.ScaleArc.com
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