MySQL Hot Backup Tool is a class to back up a MySQL database by copying records of updated tables to another database. It can access the MySQL database to be backed up, and recreates its tables in a backup database on the first run. Subsequent runs can update the backup by just just updating the records of the tables that were changed in the original database. The class can skip some tables to be backed up. The number of records to be committed in the backup database can be limited.
Nimrod is a statically typed, imperative programming language that tries to give the programmer ultimate power without compromising on runtime efficiency. This means it focuses on compile-time mechanisms in all their various forms. Beneath a nice infix/indentation based syntax with a powerful (AST based, hygienic) macro system lies a semantic model that supports a soft realtime GC on thread local heaps. Asynchronous message passing is used between threads, so no "stop the world" mechanism is necessary. An unsafe shared memory heap is also provided for the increased efficiency that results from that model.
OrientDB is a NoSQL DBMS which can store 150,000 documents per second on common hardware. Even with a document-based database, the relationships are managed as in graph databases, with direct connections among records. You can traverse entire or parts of trees and graphs of records in a few milliseconds. It supports schema-less, schema-full, and schema-mixed modes, has a strong security profiling system based on users and roles, and supports SQL between the query languages. Thanks to the SQL layer, it's straightforward to use for people skilled in the relational world.