ClearDB has announced it has been named a Google Cloud Platform Technology Partner, providing a fully-managed database service that improves MySQL database performance, availability, and ease of control.

The collaboration between Google Cloud Platform and ClearDB enables organizations to benefit from accelerated application development via rapid deployment of database assets, highly available MySQL that avoids application disruptions and a pay-as-you-go model that eliminates the need for organizations to procure and maintain costly infrastructure.

To help customers get the most out of Google Cloud Platform services, Google works closely with companies such as ClearDB, that deliver best in class fully managed database services on top of Google Cloud Platform.

“The combination of ClearDB and Google Cloud Platform can free users from the overhead of managing infrastructure, provisioning servers and configuring networks,” said Jason Stamper, an analyst with 451 Research.  “ClearDB on Google Cloud Platform can allow users to focus on business innovation and growth.”

ClearDB is cloud agnostic and is the only vendor offering MySQL database-as-a-service (DBaaS) to three cloud providers. The company offers My SQL users a quick and efficient means to rapidly deploy highly available database assets in the cloud. ClearDB’s DBaaS is built on top of native MySQL, no code changes are required, thus simplifying deployment while ensuring high availability with sub-second automatic failover capabilities via high-availability routers.

“With database assets playing a vital role in achieving business success in today’s always-on, data-driven economy, the ability to accelerate database-powered application development, ensure ‘always-on’ availability and provide fully-managed database services is essential,” said Allen Holmes, ClearDB vice president of marketing and platform alliances. “ClearDB is committed to expanding its DBaaS offering to all major cloud providers and we are excited to add Google Cloud to our existing lineup of Microsoft Azure and Amazon EC2 offerings.”

Designed to work on major public clouds and to support private cloud and on-premises operations, ClearDB’s nonstop Data Services Platform extends ClearDB’s MySQL DBaaS offering and automates the provisioning and management process with an intuitive services framework that accelerates performance and guarantees high availability in any cloud marketplace, including Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Heroku, AppFog, SoftLayer and IBM Bluemix – all while reducing database license footprint and related infrastructure costs.