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LinuxDevices: Embedded Object Database Rides into Limelight on GPL

Aug 25, 2005, 23:30 (0 Talkback[s])

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"Databases embedded in applications for mobile devices are based increasingly on non-relational, open source software, according to research sponsored by a company offering an object-oriented DBMS under dual licenses. Db4objects says its db4o Java/.NET database has become the 'world's most popular object database' since it was released under the GPL eight months ago.

"Db4o can store Java, .NET, or mono objects without requiring conversion to SQL or another format. It targets real-time control systems, software products, and devices such as mobile electronics, game consoles, medical equipment, and automotive systems..."

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