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NuoDB Announces Support for Joyent SmartOS

Support Provides Simplified Route to Public Cloud

Cambridge, MA- September 21, 2012- NuoDB, Inc., a startup offering the industry’s first and only elastically scalable database for the cloud, announced support of the Joyent SmartOS as part of the company’s recent Beta 8 release build.

NuoDB is a complete re-think of relational database technology, targeted at an elastic cloud of computers rather than a single computer system. NuoDB is a patented architecture based on the concept of emergence.

The Joyent SmartOS delivers powerful, local storage to distribute risk and ensure business continuity in the cloud. When combined with the elasticity of the NuoDB database solution, customers can easily develop and deploy dynamic applications that effortlessly scale out and in to support millions of users.

“Supporting SmartOS in NuoDB allows customers to scale their databases both efficiently and economically in the cloud, with less risk and more flexibility," said Steven Tuck, SVP and GM, Joyent Cloud. "NuoDB and its beta customers are ideally suited to take advantage of the superior performance we deliver with the Joyent SmartOS."

“NuoDB is focused on providing the most modern, scalable database for the cloud. Similarly, the Joyent SmartOS is dedicated to the complete, modern operating system for customers – running real-time data and user-intensive web and mobile applications, “ stated Barry Morris, NuoDB Founder and CEO.

NuoDB Beta 8 Availability 
The latest NuoDB Beta 8 software is available for immediate download for Windows, MacOS, SmartOS, Solaris and Linux platforms. It can be downloaded for free at

About NuoDB 
NuoDB, Inc. is a Cambridge, MA based startup that provides the industry’s first and only elastically scalable database. Unlike every other database, NuoDB is architected to scale effortlessly on the cloud without compromising any of the features or guarantees of relational databases.

Founded in 2010 by industry-renowned database architect and innovator Jim Starkey and enterprise software CEO Barry Morris, the NuoDB database is currently in Beta and will become generally available in late 2012. For more information, visit us at 

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