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OpenStack DBaaS: Press Release

Tesora Adds Features to Enterprise DBaaS | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Implementation of OpenStack Trove enables access to secure database capacity on demand

Tesora Adds Databases, Distribution Support, and Management Features to its Enterprise Database as a Service

Tesora announces an update of its enterprise-hardened implementation of OpenStack Trove database as a service (DBaaS) platform. This release adds support for more databases and OpenStack distributions, as well as new database management features, and deeper integration with the OpenStack Horizon dashboard.

Tesora DBaaS Platform Enterprise Edition 1.4 includes support for:

- The widely-used Oracle Database 11g.

- Updated database versions including, Couchbase 3.0, MongoDB 2.6 and 3.0 along with PostgreSQL 9.4, which builds on the extensive list of guest images currently available for OpenStack Trove.

- Cassandra backup and restore, user management features, and configuration group definitions.

- Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 6 added to existing distributions.

- User management in Oracle 12c, such as the ability to create and delete users on a database instance.

- Enhanced integration with the OpenStack Horizon dashboard making it easy to create a new instance and define user management privileges.

"This is a significant update to Tesora's implementation of OpenStack Trove that delivers on the most requested features needed by enterprises," said Ken Rugg, CEO of Tesora. "We're giving organizations what they need to provide a more agile infrastructure that delivers secure database capacity on demand."

OpenStack Trove provides a single framework which makes it possible to operate many instances of a variety of different DBMS technologies - relational and non-relational - utilizing common infrastructure. This makes it much easier and faster to select and operate databases - while retaining all its capabilities - in a secure private or public cloud.

The Tesora DBaaS Platform Enterprise Edition makes OpenStack Trove easy, robust and interoperable by including:

- Installers and configuration scripts for leading OpenStack distributions for easier setup.

- Pre-configured and optimized Trove datastore images for supported technologies, which means less time setting up and tuning database performance.

- Extensive testing and certification with a wide range of popular databases and OpenStack distributions.

- 24/7 support with enterprise service level agreements, along with frequent maintenance release and bug fixes that resolve problems quickly, plus detailed documentation.

Pricing and availability
Tesora DBaaS Platform Enterprise Edition 1.4 is available immediately. This enterprise-hardened implementation of the OpenStack Trove DBaaS is based on the most current OpenStack code base (Kilo).

Tesora DBaaS Community Edition is also available as an open source download.

About OpenStack Trove
Trove is the database as a service component of OpenStack that lets administrators and DevOps manage multiple instances of different database management systems (DBMS) using a common infrastructure. Trove can help assure administrative tasks including provisioning, deployment, monitoring and administration are achieved in a simple and unified way.

About Tesora

Tesora brings more than 200 years of cumulative database technology experience to the OpenStack community, helping organizations get the most from their OpenStack investment by making it easy to deliver database capacity on demand. The company is the leading contributor to the OpenStack Trove project and developer of Tesora DBaaS Platform Enterprise Edition, the first commercially-available product based on Trove. Tesora is backed by investments from General Catalyst, Point Judith Capital and a number of angel investors including Jit Saxena, founder and chairman of Netezza. To learn more about Tesora visit

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Glenn Rossman has more than 25 years communications experience working at IBM and Hewlett-Packard, along with startup StorageApps, plus agencies Hill & Knowlton and G&A Communications. His experience includes media relations, industry and financial analyst relations, executive communications, intranet and employee communications, as well as producing sales collateral. In technology, his career includes work in channel partner communications, data storage technologies, server computers, software, PC and UNIX computers, along with specific industry initiatives such as manufacturing, medical, and finance. Before his latest stint in technology, Glenn did business-to-business public relations on behalf of the DuPont Company for its specialty polymers products and with the largest steel companies in North America in an initiative focused on automakers.