MariaDB Wins Google Cloud Cross-Industry Customer Award

Award presented at Google Cloud Next ’21 recognizes innovation excellence with MariaDB SkySQL cloud database running on Google Cloud

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., and HELSINKI – October 12, 2021 – MariaDB® Corporation today announced that it has received a Google Cloud Cross-Industry Customer Award for its success with MariaDB SkySQL running on Google Cloud. This award was presented at global digital experience, Google Cloud Next ’21, on October 12. 

MariaDB was recognized for the company’s achievements with Google Cloud, having demonstrated innovative thinking, technical excellence and transformation in the cloud. 

Those achievements have positioned MariaDB SkySQL as a premium cloud database option delivering customers the best security, high availability, scalability and performance available in the cloud. SkySQL on Google Cloud leverages Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) for orchestration, Persistent Disks for durability and Google Cloud Storage for recovery and analytics to support customers with mission-critical applications.

“We’re proud to deliver exceptional customer value through our work delivering MariaDB SkySQL on Google Cloud,” said Kevin Farley, director of strategic alliances, MariaDB Corporation. “Supporting mixed workloads at massive scalability has been the cornerstone for building our cloud database. This award celebrates how we’ve been able to make this a reality for our customers in the cloud.”  

SkySQL is capable of scaling to millions of transactions per second with ease and can deploy modern data warehouses for interactive, ad hoc analytics on massive data sets to meet enterprise demands, while saving customers 90% of their legacy database cost.

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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™.