CUBRID – Open Source Database Highly Optimized for Web Applications
In general, CUBRID is a comprehensive open source relational database management system highly optimized for Web Applications, especially when complex web services process large amount of data and generate huge concurrent requests.
More specifically, CUBRID is implemented in C programming language. It is scalable and is a high performance database system almost fully compatible with MySQL. CUBRID is a system with a unique architecture and rich functionality. Its High-Availability feature, sync/async/semi-sync replication, online and incremental backup, and many other enterprise level features make CUBRID a reliable solution ideal for Web services. By providing unique optimized features, CUBRID enables to process much more parallel requests at much less response time.
Methods & Tools online magazine has recently published a great story-like introductory article about CUBRID. We recommend you to read it. The article explains shortly about the feature available in CUBRID, about how to quickly get started, and in conclusion provides some useful and important recommendations.