Clustrix Gains Significant Traction with New Software Licensing Model

Customers in e-commerce, advertising and social analytics rely on the company’s proven scale-out SQL database

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Jan 14, 2014 – Clustrix, provider of the leading scale-out SQL database engineered for the cloud, today announced significant traction with its new software download, ClustrixDB, the industry’s first and only scale-out SQL database to deliver real-time analytics on live operational data. Industry leaders and innovators are rapidly adopting the distributed database for their business critical applications to perform complex analytics in seconds.

Adoption of ClustrixDB was particularly strong in the e-commerce, Ad Tech and social media analytics sectors in 2013 and included such customers as TheWayHoldings LLC, PeekAnalytics, Tracx, TinySpark and Taggle.

TheWayHoldings LLC, an affiliate-tracking network which bridges the gap between advertisers and publishers, originally based their application on MemSQL. They recently switched to ClustrixDB for its real-time analytics capability and continuous availability.  “We looked at several other solutions before selecting ClustrixDB,” said Thomas Dietzel, founder and CEO of TheWayHoldings LLC. “Other solutions did not offer key analytics capabilities or did not achieve our high availability goals. With Clustrix, we didn’t have to sacrifice any features or rewrite our application. It just worked.”

Other significant customer expansion included the world’s largest SQL deployment,, Europe’s leading social discovery site with more than 30 million users who chose ClustrixDB to run complex analytics on ad hoc queries. runs its entire application on ClustrixDB, allowing it to support more than 4.4 billion complex user transactions a day and plans to increase the size of their installation by 40 percent.

“Our customers use ClustrixDB on over 1 trillion transactions a month to gain real time insights from their data,” said Robin Purohit, CEO of Clustrix. “ClustrixDB is the only distributed database that allows customers to perform real-time analytics on live operational data. We’re poised to transform the distributed database market in 2014 and beyond and we will continue to develop faster software innovations as the needs of organizations expand and change.”

Third-party recognition for Clustrix was also strong in 2013 including:

  • Ranked on the Database Trends and Applications 100: The Companies that Matter Most in Data
  • Listed for the AlwaysOn Global 250 Top Private Companies
  • Awarded two patents from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for its distributed database technology
  • Featured in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Operational DBMS