Press Releases

VividCortex Receives the MySQL Community Award for Application of the Year

VividCortex, the monitoring solution for the modern data system, continues building a product that enables IT departments to manage distributed, diverse systems effectively and improve workflow.

Charlottesville, Virginia (PRWEB) May 05, 2015 - VividCortex, the monitoring solution for the modern data system, received the MySQL Community Award for Application of the Year at Percona Live 2015. Since launching in April 2014, the SaaS product for database monitoring has provided unparalleled query insight and given customers a clear view of what is happening on their production servers, allowing companies to improve application and server performance and maximize resources.

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Press Release - VividCortex Announces Database Monitoring for Redis

VividCortex expands its Database Performance Management solution, already supporting MySQL and PostgreSQL, to Redis, a popular open source database. The innovative approach VividCortex takes to monitoring distributed systems helps IT departments improve app performance at lower costs.

Charlottesville, Virginia (PRWEB) April 02, 2015 - VividCortex, pioneer of Database Performance Management software, announces immediate availability of database monitoring for Redis, extending industry-leading insight to another widely-used open source database.

Launched in early 2014, VividCortex brings customers query-level visibility at high resolution, allowing developers, managers and executives to see exactly what is happening on production servers.

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VividCortex Launches Database Monitoring for PostgreSQL Today

Cloud-Based Solution Rapidly Pinpoints Performance Issues and Provides Actionable Intelligence.

Charlottesville, Virginia (PRWEB) January 13, 2015 - VividCortex™, pioneer of Database Performance Intelligence software, today announced general availability of database monitoring for PostgreSQL. This announcement extends VividCortex’s industry-leading insight to the world’s most sophisticated open-source relational database. Companies that depend on PostgreSQL to power their demanding applications now have a cloud-based PostgreSQL performance monitoring platform to help them measure and improve performance more easily and in deeper detail than ever before.

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Tech Stars of Cloud Computing Launch StackScope Industry Roundtable

Free Webinar Series Sheds Light on Managing the Emerging Mobile/Cloud Software Stack

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA–(Marketwired - December 10, 2014) - VividCortex™, pioneer of Database Performance Intelligence software, today announced StackScope, a new industry colloquium for IT technologists, including developers, DB admins, and IT Operations, to help companies understand the technical complexities of achieving performance and scale in the emerging Mobile/Cloud application model. Featuring technical experts from across the industry, StackScope is delivered as a free webinar series to promote open discussions and sharing of best practices.

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MySQL Database Performance Intelligence for Amazon Web Services (AWS)

VividCortex's Cloud-Based Solution Rapidly Pinpoints Performance Issues and Provides Actionable Intelligence

LAS VEGAS, NV–(Marketwired - November 11, 2014) - (AWS re:Invent conference) – VividCortex™, pioneer of Database Performance Intelligence software, today announced its support for Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for MySQL. The importance of database management software has steadily grown with the advent of Cloud Computing and Big Data technologies. However, until now database performance issues have been difficult to anticipate, identify, or correct because of a patchwork of inadequate tools that present an incomplete and blurry picture to engineers.

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Meet Your Innovator - Baron Schwartz

Featured in Charlottesville Tomorrow

Baron Schwartz, CEO & Cofounder at VividCortex

What are you innovating on right now?

Our product helps companies see and understand the work that their database servers do. Databases are highly sophisticated technology, and it’s a difficult challenge to capture, analyze, and present the bewildering complexity of their activity in ways that people can understand at a glance. In that sense, our user interface is innovative. We also have developed several patent-pending technologies that provide capabilities that aren’t otherwise available to customers, such as the ability to compute things about server behavior that cannot be measured.

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CBIC announces award winners

Featured in the Daily Progress

The Charlottesville Business Innovation Council honored seven companies and individuals Thursday night for their work and contributions toward technology-based economic development.

This year:

» VividCortex won the Rocket Award for fast product development for bringing technical intelligence to information systems; » Relay Foods won the Spotlight Award for bringing positive attention to the region for connecting grocery shoppers with local food sources; »PsiKick won the Breakthrough Award for the company’s work on ultralow-power wireless sensors for battery-free chips; » The Tom Tom Founders Festival won the Community Award for its annual celebration of music, art and innovation; » Jim Bain of Flying Dog Media, who also serves as a CBIC board member, won the CBIC Leadership Award for his volunteer contributions to the organization; » Dr.

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Press Release - VividCortex Launches at DEMO Enterprise

VividCortex Launches First Database Performance Management Solution Built for MySQL

SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwired - Apr 3, 2014) - VividCortex today announced the launch of its software-as-a-service database performance management solution at DEMO Enterprise 2014 in San Francisco, renowned for launching the most innovative companies in enterprise, mobile, cloud computing, consumer, and social media technologies.

VividCortex helps companies that care about Web performance diagnose and understand what happens in the most critical component of their systems – the database.

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Press release - All your MySQL databases can belong to this startup

SAN FRANCISCO — Life revolves around software, and software revolves around databases. So you’ve got to keep an eye on those databases.

VividCortex is totally on it. Today, during an appearance at the DEMO Enterprise conference, it launched with a nifty management tool for implementations of the popular open-source MySQL database.

The startup is looking hard at other databases, including MongoDB, Redis, and PostgreSQL, as well as other technologies underlying applications.

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Database Performance Pioneer VividCortex Raises $2 Million in Funding

Virginia Startup, Co-Founded by MySQL Authority Baron Schwartz, Plans Broader Product Rollout this Year

Charlottesville, Virginia (PRWEB) August 7, 2013 - VividCortex, a pioneer in the emerging field of database performance management, announced it has raised $2 million in seed-stage funding from investors including Jaffray Woodriff, who runs the Quantitative Investment Management fund, Battery Ventures and various angels. The company—co-founded last year by leading MySQL authority Baron Schwartz—plans to use the funds for product development and additional hiring.

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Darden MBA Student, Computer Science Alum Found Tech Company to Manage ‘Big Data’

Baron Schwartz and Kyle Redinger featured in UVA Today

Kyle Redinger will walk the University of Virginia’s Lawn on Sunday for the second time in a decade, this time as a member of the Darden School of Business’ graduating class of 2013. On the verge of becoming a freshly minted MBA, the soon-to-be double ’Hoo attained a bachelor’s degree from the McIntire School of Commerce in 2005 with a second major inanthropology from the College of Arts & Sciences.

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