@Amazon & GoGrid
Parallel Universe is the industry's only SQL server with fast parallel query engine.
It is created by extending MySQL server architecture and runs on commodity server hardware.
Speed is achieved by processing tables in parallel utilizing multiple core/CPU of server hardware and scalable to large joins.
Because of fast query processing being available to data analysis, it is an ideal data warehouse server.
With Parallel Universe, you'll also be able to deploy less costly server hardware for the same query load/task.
Parallel Universe is released under the GPL license and fully compatible with MySQL and Percona servers.
Also available as part of Linux OS images at Amazon Web Services and www.GoGrid.com .
16 Table Join Benchmark Results Published - December 10, 2012