It the age of cloud-based web applications, it is difficult for large enterprises to find the right database solution. Using MySQL on cloud-based server racks leads to lots of collisions and sluggishness. NuoDB is the only database designed to run on cloud-based architecture.
Switching for MySQL or Microsoft SQL is easy since NuoDB is backward compatible with other SQL database commands. NuoDB also has a unique set of syntax that is designed for distributed computing. There is no excuse for your company not to switch.
If you are interested, you may download the free community version from their official website. The community version of NuodB is fully featured and does not lack primary features as the premium version. The premium version is recommended for those that need specialized help from the customer support team. Otherwise, you may seek help using the knowledge base, forums or mailing list.
Cloud databases are very dependent on the stability of the physical servers, so it is an good idea to distribute the load to other machines. With distributed commuting, even if one server fails the other computers in the cluster will carry the slack. Adding multiple machines into the cluster will also increase the performance thanks to the design of NuodB.