Matisse Software Introduces Matisse 8.1 with Data Exchange Innovations.
Mountain View, CA - November 12, 2007 – Matisse Software today
announces the immediate availability of Matisse 8.1, the next-generation
data management platform to build and deploy cost effective dynamic data-driven
Matisse 8.1 introduces new capabilities for extraction, transformation
and loading of data to help organizations rapidly move data from relational
or XML sources into Matisse richer data model. This new version of Matisse
offers extended features to accelerate the data synchronization between
Matisse databases and relational or XML databases thus enabling Matisse
to seamlessly integrate within the organization data management eco-system.
“Our customers rely on Matisse to deploy agile, flexible and dynamic
business solutions, and are often faced with the daunting task of migrating
legacy data;” said Claude Ezran, Vice President of Marketing of
Matisse Software. “We have responded to our customer needs by extending
our ETL solution to enable an easy and fast migration path into Matisse
Some of the highlights of Matisse 8.1 are as follows:
- Matisse Data Transformation Services have been
extended to ease and accelerate the conversion of relational data into
Matisse. Matisse DTS now offers richer options for the extraction, transformation
and loading of multimedia, large binary and text data as well as list
types. Matisse DTS also provides new options to preserve the order of
the elements in one-to-many associations when links are re-established.
- Matisse XML Manager now supports a new set of
options to better manage very large XML files as well as multimedia
data. It also provides performance improvements for both export and
import of XML documents.
Matisse remains the ultimate database for .NET as it simplifies and accelerates
development through the fusion of native object support and SQL. Matisse
offers an unequaled value proposition to .NET developers who require high
performance on complex data that goes beyond the modeling capabilities
of relational products.
Some of the specific advantages of Matisse 8 include:
- Reduced application complexity with direct object-to-object mapping.
- Simplified and accelerated development through the fusion of
native object support and SQL.
- Full remote administration of distributed Matisse database servers
on a local network.
- Significantly improved throughput and no logging burden with
the unique versioning engine.
- No schema modification downtime with dynamic schema evolution.
- No need for a dedicated database administrator with the self-tuning
and self-healing features of Matisse.
- Future-proofed application development with comprehensive standards
support and an extensible meta-model.
- Flexible access to external data sources and application development
and reporting tools with ODBC and JDBC support.
- Protection for mission critical applications with 24x7 proven
high availability through data replication with database mirroring and
fault-tolerant database server.
- Support for virtually all object languages with extensive language
bindings and an open API.
Matisse 8.1 supports the popular server platforms with Windows, Linux
and Solaris, J2EE and .NET frameworks, SQL and XML standards, and a broad
range of language bindings including Java, C++, C, C#, VB.NET, Python,
Perl, PHP, Smalltalk and Eiffel. Most language bindings are published
as open source software.
Pricing and Availability
Matisse 8.1 is immediately available. Pricing starts at $2,195 for the
Standard Edition. A free 30 days developer trial version can be downloaded
About Matisse Software
Matisse Software, Inc. delivers database software and services to companies that need to
rapidly, and cost effectively, develop and deploy scalable applications and services.
Matisse, the company's flagship product, is the first ever SQL-Object programmable data server
on the market. Matisse has enabled developers across the world to implement applications
and services that require high performance on complex data that goes beyond the modeling
capabilities of legacy relational databases. The Matisse database has been powering mission
critical systems including nuclear power plants and pharmaceutical plants for over a decade.
Matisse Software Inc. is a privately held company. For more information visit www.matisse.com.
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