NuoDB is a database technology company that was founded by Barry S. Morris and Jim Starkey in 2008. Barry S. Morris is also the Chief Executive Officer of the company. From the start it was called NimbusDB, but the company changed its name to NuoDB in 2011. It is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts and is an elastic SQL database for cloud applications. Jim Starkey invented their “elastically scalable database” and the patent was approved on July 17, 2012. In the same year NuoDB received 12 million dollars in venture capital.
NuoDB has received a lot of praise from different companies and organizations. Mass High Tech and Boston Business Journal named NuoDB one of their Innovation All Stars in 2014. Gartner also named NuoDB as a niche player in 2013 and listed them as a visionary in 2015. Morris, went from Chief Executive Officer to Executive Chairman, and Bob Walmsley was promoted to Chief Executive Officer in 2015.