TechView Product Reports Published.

ODBMS.ORG, a vendor-independent non-profit group of high-profile software experts lead by Prof. Roberto Zicari, today announced the exclusive publication of four in depth technical reports called TechView, featuring four leading object database products:

– db4o
– Objectivity/DB
– ObjectStore
– Versant Object Database

“I have prepared 23 questions which I sent to four vendors: db4objects,Objectivity, Inc.,Progress Software and Versant Corporation. I asked them detailed information on their products, such as: Support of Programming Languages, Queries, Data Modeling, Integration with relational data, Transactions,Persistence,Storage, Architecture,Applications, and Performance. The result are four TechView Product Reports, which contain detailed useful information on the respective products. I hope these will be useful resources for developers and architects alike” says Prof. Zicari

The four TechView reports:

TechView Product Report: db4o
Product Name: db4o
Company: db4objects
Respondent Name: Carl Rosenberger,
Chief Software Architect, db4objects.

TechView Product Report: Objectivity/DB
Product Name: Objectivity
Company: Objectivity, Inc.
Respondent Name: Leon Guzenda,
Chief Technology Officer of Objectivity, Inc

TechView Product Report: ObjectStore
Product Name: ObjectStore
Company: Progress Software Incorporated
Respondent Name: Don White,
ObjectStore Engineering Manager.

TechView Product Report: Versant Object Database.
Product Name: Versant Object Database
Company: Versant Corporation
Respondent Name: Robert Greene,
V.P. Product Strategy, Versant Corp.

are available for free download.

ODBMS.ORG ( is a vendor-independent, not-for-profit educational program on object database technology and the integration between object-oriented programming and databases. Designed by Prof. Roberto Zicari of Frankfurt University, the program’s goal is to promote and further the use of object databases – by offering free resources for students, faculty and researchers at universities and research centers, as well as for JAVA and .NET developers in the commercial and the open source world. Content is provided by a panel of internationally recognized experts, who share research articles and teaching materials with the community via the organization’s Web portal.

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