Berkeley DB (libdb) is a programmatic toolkit that provides embedded database support for both traditional and client/server applications. It includes b+tree, queue, extended linear hashing, fixed, and variable-length record access methods, transactions, locking, logging, shared memory caching, database recovery, and replication for highly available systems. DB supports C, C++, C#, Java, PHP, and Perl APIs. It supports key-value pair (NoSQL), SQL, and Java Object formatted data. It is available for a wide variety of Unix platforms as well as QNX, Android, Mac OS X, and several varieties of Windows.
DB2 is a database management system that offers industry leading performance, scalability, and reliability on your choice of platform from Linux to z/OS. Its Web Control Center offers administrators an easy-to-use interface for maintaining databases, and can be run from any Java-enabled Web browser. For Java developers, DB2 UDB for Linux offers support for JDBC and SQLJ, and Net.Data allows for the creation of dynamic data diven Web applications. DB2 UDB for Linux allows you to harness the power of user-defined types and functions and support for Binary Large Objects.
db4o is an object database for Java and all .NET environments. Its features include ACID transactions, automatic class schema recognition, query-by-example, a S.O.D.A. object querying API, native queries, LINQ support on .NET, callback methods, memory files, cascade-on-delete, multi-threaded access, and Java Webstart and servlet support.
PostgreSQL is a robust relational database system with over 25 years of active development that runs on all major operating systems. It is fully ACID compliant, and has full support for foreign keys, joins, views, triggers, and stored procedures (in multiple languages). It includes most SQL92 and SQL99 data types, including INTEGER, NUMERIC, BOOLEAN, CHAR, VARCHAR, DATE, INTERVAL, and TIMESTAMP. It also supports storage of binary large objects, including pictures, sounds, or video. It has native programming interfaces for C/C++, Java, .Net, Perl, Python, Ruby, Tcl, and ODBC, among others, and exceptional documentation.
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.
The Easysoft XML-ODBC Server lets client applications access ODBC compliant databases using simple requests in XML over TCP/IP. No client-side installation is required. A client application sends an SQL request in XML to the Easysoft XML-ODBC Server. The request is executed via a standard ODBC data source and results are returned to the client, again in XML. It can be used with any ODBC 2.0 or above driver available for Windows, Linux, and major Unix platforms. It can be used to connect any device with TCP/IP capability, including PDA and wireless systems. It is compatible with any language that supports socket programming and includes source examples for PHP, Perl, C, Java, and VB.
ObjectDB for Java/JDO is a powerful yet compact Java Data Objects (JDO) Object Database (ODBMS), written entirely in Java, and compliant with the Java Data Objects (JDO) standard developed by Sun (JSR12). ObjectDB for Java/JDO is designed to efficiently handle databases of various sizes, ranging from a few KBs to hundreds of GBs. Among its features are small footprint, high performance, rapid development, easy deployment, and flexible architecture (1-Tier, 2-Tier, or N-Tier).