What is GenieDB?
GenieDB’s DBaaS uses multi-master replication and multi-regional distribution on multiple cloud infrastructures (Amazon AWS, IBM Softlayer, DigitalOcean, Rackspace Cloud, and Google Cloud) to help reduce latency, eliminate downtime, and easily scale your database.
GenieDB is a tool in the SQL Database as a Service category of a tech stack.
Why developers like GenieDB?
Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use GenieDB
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- Multi-master replication with auto-conflict resolution
- Geo-distribution across multiple regions and cloud providers using eventual consistency model with geo-compliance
- Auto-recovery and healing with re-synchronization
- Data security using industry standard SSL encryption and firewall
- Elastic scaling by adding new nodes/clusters or by increasing capacity on existing servers
- Rapid database provisioning across multiple cloud providers and regions
- Easy MySQL migration that supports MySQL dump
GenieDB Alternatives & Comparisons
What are some alternatives to GenieDB?
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Amazon RDS gives you access to the capabilities of a familiar MySQL, Oracle or Microsoft SQL Server database engine. This means that the code, applications, and tools you already use today with your existing databases can be used with Amazon RDS. Amazon RDS automatically patches the database software and backs up your database, storing the backups for a user-defined retention period and enabling point-in-time recovery. You benefit from the flexibility of being able to scale the compute resources or storage capacity associated with your Database Instance (DB Instance) via a single API call.
Amazon RDS for Aurora
Amazon Aurora is a MySQL-compatible, relational database engine that combines the speed and availability of high-end commercial databases with the simplicity and cost-effectiveness of open source databases. Amazon Aurora provides up to five times better performance than MySQL at a price point one tenth that of a commercial database while delivering similar performance and availability.
Google Cloud SQL
MySQL databases deployed in the cloud without a fuss. Google Cloud Platform provides you with powerful databases that run fast, don’t run out of space and give your application the redundant, reliable storage it needs.
DigitalOcean Managed Databases
Build apps and store data in minutes with easy access to one or more databases and sleep better knowing your data is backed up and optimized.
ClearDB uses a combination of advanced replication techniques, advanced cluster technology, and layered web services to provide you with a MySQL database that is "smarter" than usual.