Mike Azevedo, CEO of Clustrix, provider of the first scale-out relational database designed to meet the high-volume online transaction needs of e-commerce and other web applications, this week helped tech evangelist Robert Scoble test the new Facebook Live video feature, which has currently only been released to a limited number of verified Facebook users. Robert simultaneously interviewed Azevedo and entertained questions from the online Facebook audience, creating a dynamic and energetic experience for thousands of viewers worldwide, in real-time.

The debut interview format engaged thousands of viewers from across the globe. Azevedo, based in California, was able to share the Clustrix story directly with eager listeners located as far as Norway, with high quality live video streaming. Scoble’s interview covered hot-button industry topics surrounding today’s databases including migrating to the cloud and the importance of ACID compliance when it comes to ensuring reliability and availability while maintaining high scalability.

Clustrix’ blog post offers a re-cap of the interview, and can be viewed from the company’s site (or at http://bit.ly/1JRpWFO). Here are some of the highlights:

Scoble: What’s Clustrix about?
Azevedo:ClustrixDB is a scale-out MySQL-compatible database designed for use in the datacenter or in the cloud. Clustrix is unique in that it can flex up when demand soars by adding commodity hardware. It is designed to be highly scalable, highly available for demanding business applications.

Scoble: Is Clustrix designed for companies with huge data needs?
Azevedo: Regardless of the size of your company, if business critical applications are part of your business, Clustrix provides a database solution that scales to your needs and provides the high availability solution that keeps your business running.
Traditional database products are designed to run on a single box. We provide a scalable,ACID compliant, high availability solution for businesses large and small that run in your datacenter or cloud and scale performance and availability as you add more nodes.

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