When Milliseconds Count, Multiple Masters Ensure High Database Availability

If your website is down for “tens of seconds,” or even a few minutes, what does that mean for your business? While it can be an inconvenience for your existing customers, it can also result in lost new business. What happens to your Google AdWords or organic SEO conversions when people click on your link […]

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Managed DBaaS – The Nirvana of Database Management

For many organizations, digital transformation is about improving the customer experience while also increasing business efficiencies and reducing costs. New applications and features like Slack, Trello, chat, etc., are being integrated to facilitate communication and collaboration and with them comes more data that needs to be protected, stored and managed. In order for this to […]

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Database-as-a-Service Empowers IT Agility and Operational Efficiency with Managed Database Services

Database provisioning, maintenance and management is essential to the success of applications, but the requirements for successfully carrying out these tasks can be rather burdensome and distracting.  Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) providers help companies of all sizes deliver better customer experiences with their applications while improving internal developer agility and operational efficiency. The true cost of running […]

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Important Change of Billing Notice for all Azure ClearDB Service Plans

Over the next three months, ClearDB will be transitioning our Azure-based customers currently billed by Microsoft to a direct billing model with ClearDB.  This article provides additional details for customers affected by this change, including the benefits of this change and an overview of the simple transition process.  Customers currently billed by Microsoft for ClearDB assets […]

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ClearDB Unveils Fully Managed, Multi-Cloud, Single Tenant Database System for the Enterprise

DALLAS, Texas – January 31, 2018 – ClearDB, a pioneer in native enterprise cloud database technologies, today announced new feature enhancements to its single tenant, G5 fully managed database.  With its latest capabilities, ClearDB G5 provides improved automation, increased reliability through Linux virtual machines and the ability to monitor and control 34 points of telemetry […]

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Optimizing Your eCommerce Site with a Managed Database Service

According to the National Retail Federation, online retail will grow 8-12% in 2017 – up to three times higher than the growth rate of the broader retail industry as a whole. As more people shop online and we head into the busiest shopping season of the year, retailers must ensure that their eCommerce sites are […]

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ClearDB Named Data Management and Analysis Trend-Setting Product for 2018 by Database Trends and Applications Magazine

DALLAS, Texas – December 11, 2017 – ClearDB, a pioneer in native enterprise cloud database technologies, today announced that Database Trends and Applications magazine (DBTA) has named ClearDB’s database-as-a-service solution to its Data Management and Analysis 2018 list of trend-setting products.  The list recognizes products in the marketplace that are both innovative and effective in helping customers […]

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Managed Application Services – The New Path to Profitability for Today’s IaaS Providers

IT organizations are turning to cloud computing to continue achieving their goals and objectives, and to provide more effectively sourced and consumed IT services for their business users and customers alike. Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) providers have proven to be the key enabler to this business trend and are now leveraging their infrastructure expertise to promote and […]

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IBM Changes Impacting Databases Created from the IBM Marketplace

Note: No Impact to IBM Bluemix Catalog Users The IBM Marketplace is going through some changes, and if you’ve spun up ClearDB services through the IBM Marketplace in the past then you’ve no doubt received notice from IBM that your database plan will be suspended on July 15th. To be clear, this change only affects […]

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Quick Start Guide: ClearDB for Managed MySQL on Bluemix

ClearDB is fully compatible with MySQL-powered applications running on the IBM Cloud.  Our popular Community Edition plans are integrated with Bluemix PaaS and run on Bluemix Infarstructure (formerly Softlayer), allowing you to quickly select and spin-up a database plan from inside the Bluemix environment. Note: If you prefer you can also create an account here […]

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