MySQL Cluster Scores with Pyro and Cell C at the FIFA World Cup

The Pyro Group has selected the MySQL Cluster database to power their InRoam SDP (Service Delivery Platform). InRoam enables Cell C and their network partners to provide low cost, border-less mobile communications services to hundreds of thousands of football fans from around the world as they descend on South Africa for the 2010 FIFA World Cup tournament.

Solution Overview

  • Pyro InRoam SDP is an intelligent application enabling subscribers to communicate with ease across borders
  • Migrated from a Microsoft platform with SQL Server to offer greater choice and less restrictive licensing
  • MySQL Cluster selected to power the SDP as a result of high transactional throughput, low latency, carrier-grade availability and low cost
  • MySQL Cluster database supports 7 million roaming subscribers per day, performing 1,000 reads or 500 writes per second on up to 1TB of data accessed over SQL and the native NDB C++ API