Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share

SkySQL Provides Database Services To RTÉ

News Image
SkySQL has announced RTÉ as its latest customer.
The database solutions provider will work with RTÉ Digital, the division responsible for RTÉ’s digital strategy, over the next two years. Amongst the industry-leading platforms that RTÉ Digital manages are RTÉ Player, Ireland’s leading on-demand and catch-up service, and RTÉ.ie, Ireland’s largest media website.
With the growing importance of databases behind online applications, businesses who hold a large amount of data need around-the-clock support to ensure the services are fully available. The popularity of the RTÉ Player and RTÉ.ie required RTÉ Digital to evaluate the database-support required for their platforms. SkySQL's in-depth experience of MySQL makes them a fitting partner for RTÉ Digital, and SkySQL’s guardianship of the database has given the RTÉ Digital team more time to focus on other projects.
"Databases are critical to what we do, and partnering with a top-class provider ensures our platforms perform optimally at all times, with the support of subject-matter experts. This leaves us to concentrate on meeting our users’ needs and expectations, while providing a premium customer experience. That’s why we went with SkySQL, as it has a great reputation and pedigree with MySQL, and their team is available 24/7 to provide support for our databases," commented Tom Grealis, Director of Production & Operations, RTÉ Digital.
Patrik Sallner, SkySQL CEO, is delighted to be partnering with an organisation that brings entertainment to millions of people worldwide. He said: "Broadcast media today is charged with bringing accurate, up-to-date news and entertainment to the public. Information-sharing has greatly evolved in recent years from the development of websites to the boom of on-demand media services. Fully functioning databases are therefore needed and SkySQL is pleased to pass on its specialist knowledge to RTÉ."
Solidmate Ltd Memory Card Hire London

Top Related Stories
Click here for the latest broadcast news stories.

XTRMX Becomes Avid Alliance Partner
XTRMX has announced that they have signed an Alliance Sales Agreement with Avid. As an Avid Alliance Partner, XTRMX has integrated its next-gen produc
RTÉ To Develop 'Next Generation' RTÉ Player
RTÉ has announced its plans to develop the next generation RTÉ Player, Ireland's number one broadcaster video-on-demand service. It is expected that t
Wazee Digital Named AWS Public Sector Partner
Wazee Digital has announced that it is now part of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Public Sector Partner Program (PSP). AWS PSP recognises partners with
Verizon Digital Media Services Announces Partnership With Levels Beyond
Verizon Digital Media Services have announced a strategic partnership with Levels Beyond, which will see them go to market with a combined solution th
Scott Rose Joins Babcock's Media Services
Babcock's Media Services has announced the appointment of Scott Rose as its new Director of Multi-Platform and Technology. Scott has held numerous lea
IBC2017: At The Core Of Global Media And Digital Industry Trends
With its Digital Tech Hub, Qvest Media is encouraging the exchange of global trends between the media and broadcasting industry at this year's IBC Sho
Irish Broadcaster Adds RTÉ Radio Player
The RTÉ Player, launched in 2009, has established itself as Ireland's premier on-demand service for programmes originally aired on RTÉ Television - wi
New Era For VICE Media With Tata Communications
Tata Communications has announced it has been chosen by VICE Media to build a high-performance, completely cloud-based platform for global media asset
RTÉ Banks On SysMedia System For High Speed Teletext Updates
SysMedia has provided RTÉ with an innovative IP-based teletext page editing system that allows bookmakers across the country to provide rapid updates
RTÉ Radio Set To Launch New Player
The boss of RTÉ Radio has welcomed the announcement of RTÉ Radio's new 2011-2012 season. The new season again features RTÉ Radio's top-rating programm
Consent Given For RTÉ Digital TV Services
There are to be five, new broadcast channels in Ireland with the Irish Republic's Government announcing this month its decision in relation to new tel
IBC Launches Startup Forum
IBC has launched the Startup Forum, a brand-new initiative for IBC 2017 that brings together digital media startups, media houses and investors for a
RED Digital Cinema Accepting WEAPON Orders
RED Digital Cinema has announced that its WEAPON camera with MONSTRO 8K VV sensor is now available for purchase. The company's newest camera and senso
Source Digital For Debut Of IBC's Startup Forum 2017
Leading technology and service provider specializing in monetization strategies around digital content, Source Digital, has been selected to participa
Qvest Media Opens New Hub
Qvest Media has announced that it is to open a new central hub for Northern Europe in Copenhagen, led by manager Peter Thomsen. The company will also