ClearDB Iron™ is Here! Up to 30x Performance Boost Over Standard MySQL

We are excited to share the good news that ClearDB Iron™ technology is now powering all of our new multi-tenant clusters in the Amazon EC2 cloud.  If you haven’t heard about ClearDB Iron yet, the most important thing to know about this amazing new technology is it’s fast.  Really fast.  In fact, Iron-powered clusters are […]

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ClearDB Founder to Present at the SNIA Data Storage Innovation Conference

Plano, Texas – April 16, 2014 – ClearDB, an innovative database-as-a-service (DBaaS) for MySQL-powered applications, today announced that the company’s founder and CEO, Cashton Coleman, will speak at the first SNIA Data Storage Innovation (DSI) conference, in Santa Clara, California, April 22-24, 2014.  Coleman’s session titled “Database-as-a-Service vs. Do-It-Yourself MySQL in the Cloud” will take […]

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Customer Security Notice on CVE-2014-0160 – Heartbleed Disclosure

The engineering team at ClearDB has been working to assess the impact for our customers in the wake of the April 7th disclosure of CVE-2014-0160, known more commonly as the Heartbleed bug. We join every service provider on the internet responding to this vulnerability in OpenSSL’s use and handling of heartbeat packets, and have taken the […]

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Microsoft Selects ClearDB as Database-as-a-Service Provider for Office 365 Blog

Plano, Texas – April 8, 2014 – ClearDB, an innovative database-as-a-service (DBaaS) for MySQL-powered applications, has been selected by Microsoft as a database-as-a-service (DBaaS) solution for its Office 365 blog. The use of the ClearDB DBaaS resulted in a 600-percent performance increase for the high-traffic blog coupled with significant cost savings. With WordPress as the […]

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ClearDB Announces OEM Relationship with CloudBees

Plano, Texas – March 18, 2014 – ClearDB, an innovative database-as-a-service (DBaaS) for MySQL-powered applications, today announced that it has entered an OEM agreement with CloudBees, the continuous delivery platform leader, for the ClearDB database solution that provides geographically distributed, highly available MySQL services to the cloud. CloudBees is already providing the ClearDB solution to […]

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ClearDB is a Viable Alternative for Xeround Customers

If you find yourself looking for an alternative to Xeround this week, ClearDB is a viable alternative for your MySQL cloud database needs.  Plus, to assist those who are migrating over from Xeround, we are offering a special discount of 10% off our dedicated MySQL clusters. ClearDB offers two distinct product lines, multi-tenant and dedicated. […]

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Update Percona Live and ClearDB

ClearDB would like to thank everyone who stopped by our booth last week at the Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo 2013.  We were very pleased with the turnout, and with the interest in ClearDB’s solution to MySQL in the cloud. Thanks also goes out to those of you who attended the session on Windows […]

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Press Release ClearDB’s CEO to Speak at Percona Live in Santa Clara

CLEARDB CEO CASHTON COLEMAN TO TALK MYSQL IN WINDOWS AZURE AT PERCONA LIVE CONFERENCE WACO, Tex. (April 18, 2013) – ClearDB, a leading database-as-a-service for MySQL powered applications, today announced that its CEO and founder Cashton Coleman will be speaking at the Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo on Wednesday, April 24, in Santa Clara, […]

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Pro Segment #101 Why use a DBaaS instead of do-it-yourself MySQL in the cloud?

Why use a database-as-a-service instead of do-it-yourself MySQL in the cloud? When you’re looking to move your website, app, or even your whole business from your traditional hosting provider, one of the first challenges that you’re faced with is whether or not to run your own MySQL database and MySQL powered infrastructure (the DYI approach) […]

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Pro Segment #100 How many MySQL connections are enough for my app?

One of the questions that we often get at ClearDB is with regards to how many MySQL connections a customer should consider purchasing to ensure that their application can perform and scale as needed. This is an important question, and getting the answer right early on will ensure that your app will be able to […]

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