SAP DB is an open, SQL-based, relational database management system that provides high availability and performance scaling from small to very large implementations. It supports open standards including SQL, JDBC and ODBC, as well as access from Perl, Python, and PHP. SAP DB is platform independent, so users can deploy it for a wide array of projects.
XMLDB uses an RDBMS to persist arbitrary XML documents. Due to its storage mechanism, searching for and recalling documents is extremely quick. You can also perform XSL translation on documents with surprising speed. The library can be used in any program to store libxml2 documents. A PHP module is also included, making XMLDB into a complete three-tier Web application development suite.
LocalSQL provides a library and command line tool for direct invocation and processing of SQL statements on local databases. A subset of SQL92 is implemented, notably 'INSERT UPDATE DELETE SELECT CREATE TABLE CREATE INDEX DROP TABLE'. Sub-selects are not currently supported. See README.SQL for more information on exactly what is and is not supported.
The eMATgine server is a multi-protocol server, in which users can request/receive results with http, ftp, wap, pop3, or smtp connection. It is a multi-terminal server, so users can use IE, or a wap phone. This server is a full multi-threaded Java server, using an HSQLDB database to provide user management.
Open Simp-X is a powerful Internet platform for everyone, attempting to change programming for the Internet with sharing database information. It strives for scalablility, reliability, and ease of use. The platform consists of a client/server pair. Security is a top priority, and data transfers are encrypted. Open Simp-X achieves scalability through plugins. Plugins can collect information, manipulate it, and send it back to the database. Writing plugins is easy since they do not have to worry about how to send or receive their information, and can focus on manipulating it. Open Simp-X can be set up to retreive data through a LAN or through a Web server.
PostGIS adds support for geographic objects to the PostgreSQL object-relational database. In effect, PostGIS "spatially enables" the PostgreSQL server, allowing it to be used as a backend spatial database for geographic information systems (GIS), much like ESRI's SDE or Oracle's Spatial extension.
X-Hive/DB is a powerful native XML database designed for software developers who require advanced XML data processing and storage functionality within their applications. The comprehensive X-Hive/DB Java API contains methods for storing, querying, retrieving, transforming, and publishing XML data. X-Hive/DB supports all major W3C standards, such as XQuery, XPath, DOM, XPointer, XML Schemas, and more.