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Perst

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Author: McObject

Latest version: 3.0
Added 2003-05-20Updated 2006-02-07

Object oriented, open source embedded database for .NET and Java.

Features include:
- run-time code footprint of between 30K and 300K
- garbage collection
- detection of hanging references
- automatic schema evolution
- XML import/export utilities
- master-slave replication support
- implementations in 100% C#
- ACID transactions
- no end user administration required
- multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
- supported indexes include a classic B-Tree; R-tree indexes (spatial/mapping data); database containers optimized for memory-only access; KD tree, and more
- full text search, via native capability or Apache Lucene information retrieval library integration
- Support for LINQ

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db4o

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Categories: DBMS

Author: Versant

Latest version: 8.1 Beta
Added 2004-11-19Updated 2011-02-10

Open source embedded native object database for all .NET environments.

Features include:
- Native Java / .NET
- Embeddable
- Class model == database schema
- Automatic schema versioning
- Query by example
- SODA active queries
- Object-oriented replication
- Native queries: express database queries in native semantics of the programming language. This eliminates the need to learn additional APIs such as JDO, OQL, or SODA
- ObjectManager browser
- 400KB footprint

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Objectivity/DB

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Categories: DBMS

Author: Objectivity

Latest version: 10
Added 2006-04-28Updated 2010-09-28

Object-oriented database management system.

Objectivity/DB consists of shared libraries, several servers, and a set of administrative tools. The shared libraries and servers provide storage and retrieval of local and distributed data, and ensure data integrity through transaction
Objectivity/DB is a database software library that is linked with the application program instead of using a separate data server process. It has C++, Java, .NET and Smalltalk application programming interfaces. It also supports SQL and XML. It includes database design and administration tools that plug in to an Eclipse framework.

Features for .NET include:
- Automatic C# code generation for persistent class definitions
- Managed library of Objectivity/DB access methods that can be invoked from .NET
- LINQ support
- Persistence Designer plugin for Visual Studio
Features for Java include:
- Support for industry standard Java Virtual Machines
- Database interface is natural for the Java developer
- "single process model" delivers performance by reducing context switching
- Multi-threading support
- EJBQL (Enterprise JavaBeans Query Language)
- Objectivity Assist tool for database application development, administration and browsing based on Eclipse

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VelocityDB

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Categories: DBMS

Author: Mats Persson

Latest version: 2.0.0.0
Added 2013-02-24

Object Database for .NET.

Features include:
- Any serializeable object can be persisted
- Scalable (billions of object is no issue)
- High Performance (see benchmarks on Compare page)
- LINQ queries
- Indexes
- Choice of Pessimistic locking and Optimistic locking
- Compression (optional at page level, controlled by user for each database location)
- Encryption (optional at page level, controlled by user for each database location)
- Composite Object Identifier (Database-Page-Slot)
- Support for distribution to almost unlimited number of hosts
- Support for millions of database files
- Embeddable
- Optional automatic backup of all data in a database location to a backup location
- Variable page size (from a few bytes to GBĺs depending on how many objects and their sizes). Databases and pages do not contain any unused bytes (unlike fixed size database pages), only space for allocated objects
- Auto recovery build in (no journal files required)
- Windows authentication

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SharpHSQL

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Categories: DBMS

Latest version: 1.0.3.3
Added 2005-06-09

Port to C# of the Java embebdded database engine HypersonicSQL (HSQL).
Includes an ADO.NET data provider.

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VistaDB

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Categories: ADO.NET providers, DBMS

Author: Vista Software

Latest version: 3.0
Added 2004-05-18Updated 2007-02-27

Embedded SQL database engine for .NET and Win32 applications.
VistaDB is an alternative to Access/JET, MSDE, SQL Server Express and xBase engines.

Features include:
- 600kb embedded footprint
- SQL Server 2005 compatible data types and T-SQL syntax
- Direct Data Access objects for live cursor support
- Fully managed ADO.NET Data Provider for .NET 1.1 and 2.0 (with C# source)
- BLOBs and Identity fields
- Single-file data store; 4GB of data support
- Rich data types including BLOBs and identity fields
- Snapshot isolation level nested transaction processing
- Secure Blowfish encryption
- XML support
- Designed to work with Visual Studio .NET 2003 and 2005, and Delphi 2005
- Components and wizards offer design-time support for development
- VCL components for Delphi/C++Builder (with Delphi source)
- COM objects for VB6 and classic ASP
- Data utilities for managing and migrating databases

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Ninja Database Lite

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Categories: DBMS

Author: Kellerman Software

Latest version: 1.00
Added 2010-09-25

Allows you to save any public objects to your database.

Features include:
- Compact binary serialization
- Compression
- Encryption
- Automatic type registration
- Zero configuration
- Supports Windows Phone 7, Silverlight, .NET 3.5 and .NET 4

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Matisse

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Categories: DBMS

Author: Matisse Software

Hybrid database that offers native object storage and support for SQL 2.

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Ninja Database Pro

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Categories: DBMS

Author: Kellerman Software

Latest version: 1.00
Added 2010-10-23

Compact ACID compliant database for Windows Phone 7, Silverlight 3, Silverlight 4, .NET 3.5 and .NET 4.x.
Ninja Database Pro supports either object database mode or relational database mode.

Features include:
- LINQ
- Transactions, indexes, constraints
- BLOB, CLOB
- Import/Export XML
- Auto identity primary keys
- Foreign relationships
- AES encryption and Mini LZO compression
- Can save complex data structures such as double linked lists, multi-dimensional arrays, and dictionaries
- 100% managed code written in C#

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Versant Object Database

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Categories: DBMS

Author: Versant

Latest version: 8.0
Added 2010-09-28

Object data management system for Java, .NET and C++.
Versant Object Database directly manages the persistent state of complex object graphs.

Features include:
- Transparent object persistence from C++, Java and .NET
- Support for standards, e.g. JDO
- Dynamic schema evolution
- Multi-threading, multi-session
- End-to-end object architecture
- Fine-grained concurrency control

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EffiProz

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Categories: DBMS

Author: EffiProz Systems

Latest version: 1.2
Added 2010-08-23

C# embedded database for .NET, .NET CF, Silverlight, Windows Phone 7 and Mono.

Features include:
- Written in C#
- Silverlight isolated storage databases
- In-memory databases
- ADO.NET provider with Entity Framework support
- SQL stored procedures, functions and triggers
- Multi-version concurrency control
- Character and binary large objects (CLOBs & BLOBs)
- DUAL table
- Multi-schema support
- Computed columns
- SQL Server compatible UniqueIdentifier data type
- Role based access control
- Encrypted databases
- Visual Studio 2010 extension
- SQL dialect very similar to HSQLDB 1.9/2.0

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STSdb

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Categories: DBMS

Author: STS Soft

Latest version: 3.5.6
Added 2010-09-27

Embedded object database system (NoSQL key/value pair storage engine).

Features include:
- 100% managed
- Supports different storage modes (on-disk, in-memory and combined)
- Compression of columns of data
- ACID transactions
- LINQ support

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Siaqodb

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Categories: DBMS

Author: Siaqodb

Latest version: 2.0
Added 2010-08-02

Embedded object database for .NET, Mono and Silverlight.

Features include:
- objects are stored as they are without any conversion/mapping
- LINQ is the only query engine that can be used to retrieve objects or members of objects from database
- full POCO support (not mandatory to inherit from a base class)
- assembly is about 130KB
- zero config
- automatic object schema refactoring
- import/export from/to XML
- thread safe
- has features from relational database systems like JOINs
- embedded database engine
- any object has unique OID (object identifier) for its Type
- runs on Silverlight by storing objects into IsolatedStorage on client machine or on Silverlight 4 is able to store database files on local disk of client machine in OOB mode
- runs on Windows Phone 7

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Eloquera Database

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Categories: DBMS

Author: Eloquera

Latest version: 2.8.0
Added 2010-09-26

Object database for .NET.
Eloquera supports native operations with objects, SQL and LINQ queries, and unique object identification for stateless environments like web applications (ASP.NET).

Features include:
- Storing any .NET object without implementing any interface and without inheriting from a specially designed class
- LINQ queries for any type
- Queries based on SQL
- In-memory database support for high speed data processing
- Returns the objects in their native form, as a single object or as an enumeration
- Supports arrays in queries
- Expressions and functions in queries
- Flexible sorting
- Regular Expressions support in queries
- Indexes
- Bulk inserts and updates
- Generic object support
- Inheritance support in queries
- Client/server architecture
- Parallel and independent query execution for multiple users
- Windows authentication
- Both Server and client are implemented in 32- and 64-bit architectures
- Unique identifier for any object within a database
- Native GUID identifiers support
- Approximate matching with ALMOST keyword

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Sterling

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Categories: DBMS

Latest version: 0.1
Added 2010-09-29

Lightweight object-oriented database for Silverlight and Windows Phone 7.
Sterling uses isolated storage.

Features include:
- works with your existing class structures
- supports full LINQ to Object queries over keys and indexes

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Ittia DB

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Categories: DBMS

Author: Ittia

Latest version: 3.2
Added 2008-08-16Updated 2010-09-28

ACID-compliant transactional embeddable database engine.

Product family:
- Ittia DB-SQL Standard: Embed the stand-alone library directly into an application for data indexing, crash recovery, and optional run-time SQL queries.
- Ittia DB-SQL Plus: Share database files between threads, processes, and devices using Ittia's lightweight data server, designed to support a high level of concurrency even in low-memory environments.

Features include:
- ACID transaction logging
- Indexed search
- Run-time SQL query engine (implements ANSI SQL-89 and much of SQL 2003).
- Portable C, C++, Java, .NET APIs
- Cross-platform (Windows, Linux, vxWorks, etc.)
- Bounded run-time memory, configurable at run-time.
- Data is buffered in memory to automatically reduce flash wear.
- Multi-threaded and client/server shared access
- Strong data type support
- Internationalization support (UTF-8, UTF-16, and UTF-32 Unicode strings)
- Dynamic schema alteration

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