Pervasive Software Launches MySQL Metering App

Pervasive Software, the developer of cloud-based database management products, said today that it has launched a new product which allows software-as-a-service vendors to meter data access to MySQL databases. The firm said its new Pervasive UseaBiLLity allows vendors to measure, and bill for access to MySQL databases. The company said it software will allow companies to offer up MySQL applications as a software-as-a-service option. MySQL is a very widespread, open source database product used in web products, the "M" in LAMP (Linux-Apache-MYSQL-PHP).