MariaDB SkySQL Awarded Best Cloud Database

DBTA Readers’ Choice Awards recognizes MariaDB’s cloud database for its cutting-edge cloud innovation and leadership standing

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and HELSINKI – August 24, 2021 – MariaDB® Corporation today announced its cloud database, MariaDB SkySQL, received the 2021 Database Trends and Applications (DBTA) Readers’ Choice Award for Best Cloud Database. The DBTA Readers’ Choice Awards recognize information management solutions, products and services selected as top performers by end users.

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Launched last year, SkySQL gives customers the freedom to go anywhere – any cloud, any workload and any scale. SkySQL delivers unmatched flexibility and massive scalability in a cloud database that keeps up with customers’ changing needs while saving 90% of their database cost. SkySQL has found rapid adoption among customers in more than 70 countries coming from different databases such as Oracle, SQL Server, Sybase, Db2, MySQL, PostgreSQL and MariaDB for a wide variety of use cases.

“We are honored by this recognition that points to the great strides we have made,” said Jon Bakke, head of global field operations at MariaDB Corporation. “This award from DBTA is significant as it recognizes the incredible advancements that MariaDB SkySQL is making in the cloud database world. Our end users continue to provide us with positive feedback about their experiences with our technology.” 

The DBTA award is among several recent recognitions for MariaDB SkySQL, including:

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About MariaDB Corporation

MariaDB frees companies from the costs, constraints and complexity of proprietary databases, enabling them to reinvest in what matters most – rapidly developing innovative, customer-facing applications. MariaDB uses pluggable, purpose-built storage engines to support workloads that previously required a variety of specialized databases. With complexity and constraints eliminated, enterprises can now depend on a single complete database for all their needs, whether on commodity hardware or their cloud of choice. Deployed in minutes for transactional, analytical or hybrid use cases, MariaDB delivers unmatched operational agility without sacrificing key enterprise features including real ACID compliance and full SQL. Trusted by organizations such as Deutsche Bank, DBS Bank, Nasdaq, Red Hat, ServiceNow, Verizon and Walgreens – MariaDB meets the same core requirements as proprietary databases at a fraction of the cost. No wonder it’s the fastest growing open source database. Real business relies on MariaDB™.