What: Geographically distributed SQL database Why: Uptime all the time, everywhere. Nodes around the world make up the TransLattice Application Platform or TAP. They took distributed computing concepts and they put a database on top if it as opposed to taking a database and trying to figure out how to distribute it, our source remarks, with instant backup, streamed, synched and replicated. Where: Santa Clara, CA Of Note: Awards a go go. Finalist in the Golden Bridge Awards for Most Innovative Company. Technology Industry's 2012 World's Best Award for Data Center, one of the Most Innovative Startups by Dow Jones' VentureWire, Frank Huerta Named as of of the Top 19 Third-party Execs To Keep an Eye On. 25 New IT Companies to Watch (CIO). 25 hot products from new IT companies (Network World). Under the Rader as one of 16 Hot Startup Companies in 2011. Not under the radar anymore. www.translattice.com
What: Scale out ACID in-memory DB Why: A NewSQL database to combine the proven power of relational processing with speed, linear scalability and full fault tolerance. Open source, multicluster, in-memory, nothing shared. For performance applications such as capital markets, financial trade, telco and sensor-based networks. Where: Billerica, MA Of Note: Designed by DBMS pioneer Mike Stonebraker for organizations and partners that have reached the price/performance limitations of general purpose SQL databases. Customers and partners include Actuate, Booyah, Bursa Malaysia, Cloudera, GETCO, Hortonworks, JasperLabs, Jaspersoft, Shopzilla, Yahoo! voltdb.com
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