ScaleArc to Receive a Patent for its Database Acceleration Technology

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United States Patent and Trademark Office Issues Notice of Allowance for ScaleArc Technologies

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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 database acceleration technology, including ScaleArc iDB’s connection pooling technology, its method for handling read/write splits, and its query routing and queuing technologies.

“ScaleArc iDB was built to solve the challenges facing high-growth relational database environments by providing database traffic management, dynamic clustering, transparent caching, and more, to accelerate database performance and improve uptime,” said Varun Singh, founder and chief executive officer of ScaleArc. “This recent Notice of Allowance acknowledges the strengths of our innovations, and reinforces our groundbreaking advances in technology for database optimization.”

The Notice of Allowance from the USPTO is a notification that ScaleArc is entitled to a patent under the law. This patent represents the first 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 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 (patent-pending) 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.

About ScaleArc
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, Demand Media, Disney UTV, Flipkart, KIXEYE, Sazze (, 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

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ScaleArc, ScaleArc iDB, and the ScaleArc logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of ScaleArc, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.

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