SkySQL, hastexo Form Highly Available Partnership

SkySQL to Offer hastexo High Availability Expertise to its Global Customers

Santa Clara, Calif. (Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo)

This morning, at the world’s largest annual conference for users and contributors in the MySQL ecosystem, SkySQL announced it is teaming up with hastexo to bring expert high-availability knowledge to its professional services customers. Finland-based SkySQL AB is the alternative source for software, services and support for the MySQL® database and related technologies. hastexo, based in Austria, is a team of experts in high availability, storage, and the open source cloud. Both companies offer their services world-wide, both on-site and remotely.

SkySQL’s Enterprise HA for MySQL® and MariaDB® is SkySQL's 360° answer to providing a ready-to-go solution for MySQL & MariaDB High Availability – in no more than 3 days. hastexo’s expertise ties in directly with this expert high availability offering. hastexo high availability experts will both assist in the continued improvement of this excellent SkySQL product, and deliver SkySQL Enterprise HA engagements to select SkySQL customers.

hastexo is directly involved in the development of the Linux high availability stack, and continuously improves the stack for MariaDB and MySQL database support. This includes integration with generic block-level replication, MySQL asynchronous and semi-synchronous replication, and most recently, synchronous replication based on the Galera infrastructure.

The cooperation with hastexo enables SkySQL to continue to deliver rock-solid high availability solutions for the MariaDB and MySQL databases.

hastexo CEO Florian Haas, currently in Santa Clara as a conference speaker, commented that the announcement “is excellent news for SkySQL customers; their high-availability professional services experience with SkySQL is already first class and will only continue to improve. It’s also great news for us; we greatly respect and appreciate this strong endorsement of our expertise by SkySQL.”

SkySQL CEO Ulf Sandberg chimed in, saying, “the feeling that Florian has mentioned is entirely mutual. hastexo has incredibly broad and deep high availability knowledge, and we love to have them on board making SkySQL Enterprise HA even better.”

hastexo’s high availability expertise is accessible to SkySQL Enterprise HA customers immediately.

About SkySQL

SkySQL Ab, the company behind the SkySQL™ Enterprise subscription, is the first choice in affordable database solutions for MySQL® for the enterprise and cloud. Founded by former executives, personnel, and investors of MySQL AB, SkySQL Ab is an open source software company committed to furthering the future development of MySQL-based database technologies, while delivering cost-effective database solutions and exceptional customer service. SkySQL Ab’s customers include ATOS Worldline, Canal+, Deutsche Telekom, ClubMed,, La Poste, Constant Contact and Virgin Mobile. SkySQL’s worldwide headquarters is located in Helsinki, Finland. The company has operations in Asia, Europe and North America. For more information, please call +1(877) 303-5799, or visit, and follow conversations at

About hastexo

hastexo is an independent professional services organization specializing in open source solutions for high availability, data replication, and cloud computing. Formed by top-notch experts in open source availability solutions, hastexo is highly respected in the high availability and cloud computing communities and offers its services world-wide. hastexo currently serves customers on three continents on a 24/7 basis with its unique Ask The Expert Now system, and continously expands its customer base. hastexo’s web site is, and the company can also be found on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.