Clustrix, a provider of a scale-out SQL database engineered for the cloud, announced the completion of a $16.5 million Series C round of funding. The company said this round of funding will be used to help distribute its software to a variety of public and private cloud platforms. Here are the details.

First some background. Clustrix's product enables customers to provide scale transactions, run real-time analytics and data distribution. This third round of funding was made by current investors Sequoia Capital, U.S. Venture Partners, ATA Ventures, and Don Listwin. The capital raised to date, including this round of funding, is $46.5 million.

"The combination of big data and cloud computing has broken the legacy database, creating an industry transition to new scale-out database platforms," said Clustrix CEO Robin Purohit in a prepared statement. "The Clustrix scale-out SQL database is battle-tested in mission-critical customer applications all over the world, providing unprecedented levels of performance, scalability, and real-time analytics. In our next phase of growth, we are making it easy for developers to build their next great application on our platform."

Clustrix is headquartered in San Francisco, with branch offices in Seattle and London. To learn more about the company, visit its website.