Let’s say you run a company and you’re trying to get more people to visit your Web site. Your advertising agency comes up with an idea for a YouTube video with a tiny pig pulling your company’s product in a tiny wooden wheelbarrow. The video ends with a screen shot of your company’s logo and web site.
Before the YouTube video is posted, your web site functions nicely handling 100,000 visits a day. But the little pig YouTube video goes viral and suddenly your web site is getting two million daily hits. Your web site crashes since it can’t handle all the volume — instead of getting more potential customers to learn about your company, you get embarrassment.
ScaleBase’s products are built to make sure that if your company uses a database such as MySQL, it will automatically scale to meet the spikes in user demand, so that your company can turn that increased traffic into new customers.
ScaleBase does this by “scaling-out” the database so that businesses — such as customers Autodesk, AppDynamics and Mozilla – get the benefits of scaling their databases to meet increased demand — without adding hardware to their existing infrastructure and or re-writing their applications.
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