Sidebar: The Players

The following companies offer high-performance databases:

  • Name: Ants Software Inc.

    URL: www.ants.com

    Product: Ants Data Server

    Claim to Fame: SQL-compliant RDBMS resides in memory or on disk, or it spans both. Avoids most table-locking.
  • Name: Applix Inc.

    URL: www.applix.com

    Product: TM1

    Claim to Fame: Financial analysis/modeling in memory in Excel or Web client formats on data from back-end databases.
  • Name: Db4objects Inc.

    URL: www.db4o.com

    Product: db4o

    Claim to Fame: Open-source object database for Java and .Net environments. No database administrator needed.
  • Name: GemStone Systems Inc.

    URL: www.gemstone.com

    Product: GemFire Enterprise Data Fabric

    Claim to Fame: Data virtualization, distributed caching and complex event processing.
  • Name: Kx Systems Inc.

    URL: www.kx.com

    Product: kdb+

    Claim to Fame: Integrated RDBMS spans memory and disk for real-time streaming and back-end storage.
  • Name: Oracle Corp.

    URL: www.oracle.com

    Product: TimesTen In-Memory

    Claim to Fame: In-memory RDBMS for embedded applications or front-end data caching.
  • Name: Progress Software Corp.

    URL: www.progress.com

    Product: ObjectStore ODBMS

    Claim to Fame: Real-time object database management and modeling for Java and C++ environments.
  • Name: Skyler Technology Inc.

    URL: www.skylertech.com

    Product: Prime Processing

    Claim to Fame: Real-time data-processing engine uses prime number theory for in-memory analytics for financial services.
  • Name: Solid Information Technology Corp.

    URL: www.solidtech.com

    Products: EmbeddedEngine and BoostEngine

    Claim to Fame: Integrated in-memory and on-disk RDBMSs.
  • Name: StreamBase Systems Inc.

    URL: www.streambase.com

    Product: StreamBase

    Claim to Fame: High-volume, real-time, memory-resident data-stream processing engine.
  • Name: Vhayu Technologies

    URL: www.vhayu.com

    Product: Velocity

    Claim to Fame: Analysis of real-time streaming and historical securities market data.

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