ScaleArc Expands Database Traffic Management Offerings on AWS Marketplace

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Customers can use ScaleArc software, now available via free trials on AWS Marketplace, to scale performance and increase availability of business-critical applications and websites

ScaleArc optimizes database capacity and uptime, offering AWS customers increased application performance. ScaleArc on AWS also helps organizations increase operational savings by avoiding the need for additional infrastructure and maintenance.

ScaleArc, a leading provider of database traffic management software, announced today that its ScaleArc for SQL Server software is available on AWS Marketplace, joining ScaleArc for MySQL, which has been available on AWS Marketplace since August 2012. Both software solutions are available with a 15-day free trial on AWS Marketplace. AWS infrastructure charges apply during the trial period.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers can now use ScaleArc’s database traffic management software to further boost the availability, performance, and scalability of business-critical applications and websites without any modifications to either applications or databases. ScaleArc’s patented software provides an abstraction layer for the database tier, deploying transparently and optimizing SQL query flows. The software provides high-availability features, including zero-downtime patching and maintenance, as well as traffic management and offload capabilities that enable up to 10x scalability of database transactions. The ScaleArc software also provides real-time analytics for AWS customers.

“With free trials on AWS Marketplace, customers can cut the time, effort, and costs involved in evaluating and deploying software,” said Terry Hanold, Vice President, Cloud Commerce, Amazon Web Services. “With ScaleArc’s free trials on AWS Marketplace, customers can deploy ScaleArc in minutes, evaluate performance, and readily shift into full production mode with no migration or re-deployment after the trial is over.”

With ScaleArc for SQL Server 2.5 (formerly iDB), enterprises gain access to the advanced reliability and performance enhancements of traditional scale up and scale out techniques but without any of the cost and delay of modifying applications. The software:

  •     increases availability with auto failover and support for AlwaysOn integration
  •     provides traffic management with load balancing, read/write split, query routing, and sharding
  •     offloads the database with surge protection, connection multiplexing, and query-response caching
  •     gives instant visibility and actionable insights with real-time SQL analytics

“When speaking to customers that are moving applications to the cloud, the conversations always coalesce around the same topics – application uptime and performance in connection with the database environment,” said Justin Barney, president and CEO of ScaleArc. “ScaleArc optimizes database capacity and uptime, offering AWS customers increased application performance. ScaleArc on AWS also helps organizations increase operational savings by avoiding the need for additional infrastructure and maintenance.”

ScaleArc for SQL Server is available for a complimentary 15-day trial from AWS Marketplace and works with SQL Server 2005, 2008/R2 and 2012. During the trial period, AWS infrastructure charges apply. For more information on how ScaleArc enabled an AWS customer to achieve 10x greater database scalability and increase uptime and performance, watch the recorded AWS webinar. ScaleArc software is available for MySQL, SQL Server, and Oracle database environments.

About ScaleArc
ScaleArc is the leader in a new category of database traffic management software that improves the performance and availability of mission-critical applications and websites by optimizing and scaling the database tier. The ScaleArc software inserts transparently between the application and database, without disrupting the current infrastructure, to provide instant database uptime and scalability. Customers include Demand Media, Disney UTV, KIXEYE, Sazze (, SpinMedia, BlogTalkRadio, and others, with a typical ROI of 6 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

ScaleArc, ScaleArc iDB, and the ScaleArc logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of ScaleArc in the United States and other countries. All brand names, product names, or trademarks belong to their respective holders.

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