Schooner Information Technology and Ispirer Systems Partner to Deliver SQLWays for SchoonerSQL

SQLWays Ensures Seamless Database Migrations to SchoonerSQL for Greater Performance and Availability

SUNNYVALE, Calif.--()--Schooner Information Technology, Inc., which develops and markets high-availability (HA) high-performance SQL database software for mission-critical applications and Ispirer Systems, a leading provider of multi-platform database migration solutions, today announced a partnership to enable cost-effective and efficient migrations from expensive databases to SchoonerSQL. SchoonerSQL is an enterprise-grade OLTP database that delivers 99.999 percent uptime at a fraction of the cost of traditional solutions and is 100 percent compatible with widely-used MySQL.

“Partnering with Ispirer removes the barrier of complexity from migrations to SchoonerSQL – allowing a broader range of database customers to consider Schooner either for net new deployments or wholesale migrations,” said Schooner Information Technology Director of Product Management & Strategy Pavan K. Venkatesh. “Ispirer provides a proven, fast and seamless migration to Schooner’s complete database from a variety of higher-priced, competing solutions.”

SchoonerSQL is a strong, new alternative to the status quo enterprise databases from IBM, Oracle and Microsoft, offering similar features, functionality and manageability at a fraction of the cost to license and support. Ispirer’s migration tool, SQLWays, reduces the cost and time of migration projects by more than 70 percent compared with manual conversion or partial conversion using other migration tools.

“SQLWays for SchoonerSQL automates up to 99 percent of the migration process, making it an optimum solution for enterprises looking to switch databases,” said Ispirer Co-founder and Product Manager Dmitry Tolpeko. “With this partnership, Ispirer is removing any obstacles to transferring from expensive database vendors to SchoonerSQL, as well as expanding customer reach for our already popular migration tool.”

SchoonerSQL solves the common operational challenges faced by database administrators and managers who must deliver minimal downtime and ensure maximum service availability that is critical to company revenue and reputation. SchoonerSQL is an enterprise-grade OLTP database that maintains high performance while slashing downtime 95 percent compared to traditional MySQL.

About Ispirer Systems

Ispirer Systems Ltd. specializes in automated cross-platform database migration from all major databases to the newest database management systems developed by IBM, Oracle, Microsoft, Sybase, MySQL & SchoonerSQL. The company successfully works in the field of database migration since 1999. Today it has over 500 customers worldwide including world leading financial, social and educational institutions and global corporations.

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About Schooner Information Technology

Schooner Information Technology delivers cost-effective, enterprise-grade database software that frees customers from the traditional tradeoffs between availability, performance and total cost of ownership (TCO). Schooner’s proven, cost-effective offerings include SchoonerSQL, which is 100% compatible with MySQL for easy adoption, and the complementary Membrain data store and software cache. Based in Sunnyvale, California, Schooner is privately funded and supports a variety of customers across technology, entertainment, financial services and telecommunications industries.

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Liz Nelson, 415-512-0770



Schwartz MSL San Francisco
Liz Nelson, 415-512-0770