NuoDB has become one of the top-tier database companies in the country. They are located in Cambridge, Massachusetts and was launched in 2008. Research Report Gartner Magic Quadrant identified it as visionary company. Barry Morris and Jim Starkey are the founders of NuoDB. Barry Morris was promoted to executive chairman in 2015 and named Bob Walmsley as chief executive officer. NuoDB SQL database was patented in 2011, highlighting its elastically scalable database. NuoDB received $12 million dollars in venture capital in 2012. The Boston Business Journal and Mass High Tech named NuoDB as an Innovation All Star in 2014. Just recently this year, NuoDB joined up with social engagement giant Causesquare. Causesquare matches donors and volunteers with non-profits and causes.
NuoDB SQL database is an elastic SQL database built for cloud based applications. The NuoDB database is now SQL compliant. Their database works without the need for sharding. The database splits up its tasks between multiple processors to avoid causing the data to be tangled up within the process. NuoDB made the SQL database ACID compliant and operates with a tiered system. The SQL database relies on tiers of engines and storage managers to operate efficiently. In 2017, the SQL database included table partitions, storage groups and support for AWS.