Houston, Texas – (The Hosting News) – April 11, 2008 – Developer of near-continuous data protection products for Linux and Windows, R1Soft, will showcase its products and True Granular Restore technology at this year’s MySQL Conference and Expo, to be held April 14-17 in Santa Clara, California.
At the largest gathering of MySQL developers, users, and database administrators. This yearÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s show provides an opportunity for R1Soft to educate the MySQL community about its Continuous Data Protection software for MySQL database servers. R1Soft’s database backup technology, True Granular Restore, is the first of its kind for MySQL, allowing developers and administrators the ability to restore individual tables to original or alternate locations using an easy-to-use web interface.
David Wartell, Vice President of R1Soft, a division of BBS Technologies remarked, ”Since we introduced our MySQL CDP product, we have seen a rapid adoption from administrators tasked with maintaining mission critical MySQL environments. The usual reaction we hear is , ‘Wow! Someone finally solved the MySQL backup problem. While other vendors were sitting around waiting for a new MySQL backup API, we developed a new Linux device driver to facilitate near-Continuous point-in-time MySQL backups. I look forward to interacting with database users at this year’s conference.”
R1Soft’s MySQL data protection product is the only product capable of MySQL hot backups for both MyISAM and InnoDB table types. The technology provides a complete server backup and allows databases to be backed up as often as every 15 minutes, without interrupting or slowing down a busy production database in any way.
Mr. Wartell will host a conference session at the show titled, ”MySQL Backups Go near-Continuous.” He will discuss the changes to MySQL data protection, including current MySQL backup technologies, the coming MySQL backup API, and the future of MySQL backup and restore.
R1Soft will be at booth #509 on the floor of the exhibit hall, where it will offer a variety of promotional materials and run its popular prize wheel. Attendees have the chance to win one of many floor prizes, including CDP Starter packs, t-shirts, penguins, and cash.
The 2008 MySQL Conference and Expo brings over 1,600 open source and database enthusiasts together to harness the power of MySQL and celebrate the huge MySQL ecosystem. Peers and experts from a wide variety of companies and countries will gather at the MySQL Conference and Expo, to discuss and learn from some of the leading visionaries in the open source world.
The largest gathering of MySQL developers, users, and DBAs worldwide, the event reflects MySQL’s wide-ranging appeal and capabilities. The open atmosphere of the MySQL Conference and Expo helps IT professionals and community members to create the best database applications, tools, and software through expert instruction, hands-on tutorials, readily available MySQL developers, and guru business advice. Users gain the knowledge they need to rapidly build solid applications with MySQL that scale with the enterprise.
Founded in 2003, R1Soft is a provider of disk-based backup solutions. The company’s customer list includes some of the world’s largest hosting providers. R1soft products provide Continuous Data Protection (CDP) for over 85,000 mission-critical Linux and Windows servers worldwide. In November, 2007 R1Soft was acquired by BBS Technologies, Inc.
To learn more about the conference, please visit: http://en.oreilly.com/mysql2008.
For more information about R1Soft and Continuous Data Protection, please visit: www.r1soft.com.