RightScale Delivers Critical Cloud Computing and MySQL Database Management Capabilities for the Enterprise

Share Article

RightScale Manager for MySQL Enterprise provides high performance database operation in the cloud with enhanced scalability, flexibility and support

News Image
RightScale has been successfully working together with Sun's database group for some time

RightScale, Inc., the leader in cloud computing management, today announced RightScale Manager for MySQL Enterprise, an offering designed to make it easier for organizations to deploy MySQL databases in the Amazon Web Services cloud. Starting July 1, RightScale customers will receive the benefits of RightScale's automation and scale-on-demand cloud management platform, coupled with MySQL Enterprise premium-level support for large database applications. RightScale Manager for MySQL Enterprise delivers pre-configured templates for all the components needed to provide high performance, reliable database operation that is fully backed by MySQL Enterprise software and support. The announcement was made today at the Structure 08 Conference on cloud computing.

"RightScale has been successfully working together with Sun's database group for some time," said Michael Crandell, co-founder and CEO of RightScale, Inc. "Our new MySQL offering delivers the highest cloud computing performance with the world's most popular open source database -- a great step for our joint customers that require enterprise-grade support. By integrating the RightScale cloud platform with the award-winning MySQL database, business customers have all the benefits of the cloud, including access to a virtually infinite level of scalability, flexibility, dependability, and performance, all at a low cost."

"We share similar goals with RightScale -- to help shape cloud computing to solve challenging business problems by delivering scalable, open solutions based on great technology and backed by superior support," said Zack Urlocker, VP of Products, Database Group, Sun Microsystems. "We are pleased to co-offer MySQL Enterprise's benefits, targeted for the corporate cloud environment."

Deploying scalable, reliable applications from scratch in the cloud is a time consuming and expensive task. As a result, most organizations do not have the expertise or resources to deploy and manage cloud computing applications cost effectively and according to best practices. With RightScale's platform, any organization can easily tap the enormous power of Amazon's cloud for a virtually infinite, affordable, "pay-as-you-go" IT infrastructure. RightScale's offerings provide the following core benefits:

  • Rapid deployment into the cloud: In a matter of hours, customers can get up and running on a cloud computing infrastructure using RightScale's pre-packaged components, services and expertise.
  • Dynamically scalable infrastructure: RightScale's unique auto-scaling feature enables applications to scale both up and down seamlessly in the cloud infrastructure to dynamically meet varying traffic and loads.
  • Minimal resources needed to deploy and manage a cloud infrastructure -- allowing organizations to focus on core competencies. Automated, replicated set-ups; lifecycle development tools; a centralized dashboard.

Availability and Pricing
The RightScale Manager for MySQL Enterprise will be available July 1, 2008. Pricing for a MySQL Enterprise subscription comes directly from Sun. RightScale's cloud management platform has a one-time initial support fee of $2,500 and a starting plan of $500 per month. Details on pricing can be found at http://www.rightscale.com/m/products.html or by calling RightScale, Inc. at 1-866-720-0208.

About RightScale, Inc.
RightScale, Inc. is the leader in cloud computing management. RightScale delivers the management platform, tools and expertise that enable companies to create scalable web solutions on cloud computing services that are reliable, easy to manage, and affordable. Funded by Benchmark Capital, RightScale is a private company headquartered in Santa Barbara, California. To learn more about RightScale, or sign up for a free edition of its automated management system, visit http://www.RightScale.com.

RightScale is a pending trademark of RightScale, Inc. "MySQL" and "MySQL Enterprise" are registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners. Other product or company names mentioned may be trademarks or trade names of their respective companies.


Share article on social media or email:

View article via:

Pdf Print

Contact Author

Lisa Sheeran
Sheeran/Jager Communication
Email >

Email >