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AllLinuxDevices: Sleepycat Software releases Berkeley DB version 3.3

Jul 23, 2001, 22:51 (0 Talkback[s])
"Sleepycat Software, Inc. today announced the availability of Berkeley DB version 3.3 for immediate download from the company?s Web site. Version 3.3 includes provides key features for high availability, significant performance enhancements, and support for the Lineo Embedix embedded Linux operating system. Berkeley DB runs on all major UNIX and Linux systems, Wind River's VxWorks, QNX's RTOS, and Windows 95/98/NT/2000.

"Our customers have been asking for high availability features for some time now," said Michael Olson, vice president of marketing for Sleepycat Software. "For example, in complex systems that must be up and operational twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, it's possible to have brief periods of time when there's no spare disk space available. It's important for key system services, like the database, to continue operating in those cases. Release 3.3 of Berkeley DB can survive these kinds of failures. We've also added some new performance enhancements, like support for lower isolation levels and faster data retrieval, that our customers have asked for."

Berkeley DB requires no separate database server or administration once embedded in the application. It provides concurrency, transactions, disaster recovery, hot backup, and other critical services. Berkeley DB is a core part of critical Internet infrastructure services, and is widely deployed in embedded systems."

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