[From MySQL AB
Cupertino, CA & Portsmouth, NH - November 14, 2006 -- MySQL AB, developer of the world's most popular open source database, and NitroSecurity, a provider of high performance and scalable enterprise security solutions, today announced they have signed a strategic agreement to jointly develop and market a database engine for MySQL based on NitroSecuritys NitroEDB extreme performance relational database technology.
NitroSecurity originally developed its database technology to address the growing demand for real-time analysis within the network security event management market. Utilizing unique indexing techniques, data management methods and query processing algorithms, the technology enables multiple order of magnitude increases in relational data management and query performance with multi-billion record volumes running on commodity hardware. The technology is currently deployed in NitroView Enterprise Security Manager, the industrys highest performance network security monitoring and analysis solution.
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