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CodeFutures Receives Patent for Continuous Database Replication Technology

Company continues to offer innovation for more agile data and database management

CodeFutures on Wednesday announced that the U.S. Patent Office has granted it a patent for its Continuous Replication technology that helps database administrators perform maintenance and other processing functions without downtime. U.S. Patent 8,626,709, titled Scalable Relational Database Replication, adds to the growing portfolio of database innovations offered by CodeFutures. Its database performance tools, including dbShards for scaling large, high-transaction volume databases, dramatically increases deployed database scalability, performance and reliability.

"Our mission is to help database administrators and the organizations they work for gain the utmost value from the massive volume of data that flows into - yet is hard to extract from - today's database platforms," said Cory Isaacson, CEO for CodeFutures. "This patent helps reduce data availability downtime, a problem that can be very problematic for many different types of organizations."

CodeFutures' patent provides the technology backbone for dbShards/Replicate, an innovative database replication technique called Continuous Replication. Continuous Replication offers reliability between DBMS instances, even if one of the DBMS instances is offline, allowing database administrators the freedom to perform maintenance, restores and other vital tasks without downtime. Continuous Replication can be used within a single cloud or data center or can span multiple data centers or cloud environments for Disaster Recovery support. The technology supports a highly efficient replication mechanism for high-reliability characteristics, ensuring that transactions are safe, even if one of the participating database instances is down or offline. dbShards/Replicate is proven technology, and has been in production for more than four years, with numerous customers using it under highly demanding circumstances, helping to manage large multi-terabyte relational database instances.

CodeFutures' vision is to enable an agile approach to Big Data processing - offloading source databases by streaming data to other types of engines. This approach reduces the heavyweight, rigid and limiting capabilities of accessing and extracting meaning from data. Led by industry database veterans, the company is currently developing a new data platform to support a new agile approach to Big Data. CodeFutures' "agile" approach represents a major industry breakthrough that aligns traditional database processing and usage with the Agile-based principles of being lightweight, flexible, incrementally scalable and extremely responsive to the needs of customers and the organization.

CodeFutures' most popular product is dbShards, a platform that economically scales large, high- transaction volume databases using database sharding, the database scalability architecture used by Internet leaders such as Flickr, YouTube and Google. Going beyond traditional data warehouse approaches, dbShards dramatically improves the response times and scalability of OLTP databases, online services and software-as-a-service applications, and any database application with many concurrent users - all using cost-effective commodity hardware.

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