Press Release Excerpt
JDO Genie Pty(Ltd) today announced the acquisition of the JDO Genie product and customers by Versant Corporation. Versant is an industry leader in specialized data managenment and persistence software.Read the Press Release
JDO Genie customers will receive enhanced support from Versant's expanded range of support offerings and will also benefit from Versant's entire product suite that includes VDS, FastObjects products and JDO product families. The JDO Genie development team will continue to develop and support the software in an ongoing consulting contract with Versant.
"We are excited to be working with Versant. This deal expands the horizon for JDO Genie far beyond what is possible for a small South African company," said David Tinker, CTO of JDO Genie Pty(Ltd). "This is a very positive development for our customers. They will receive enhanced support and the development of JDO Genie will be accelerated."
JDO Genie is a cost effective and high performance alternative to entity beans, proprietary object/relational mapping products and JDBC. It implements version 1.0.1 of the Java Data Objects standard for transparent persistence. Oracle, Sybase, MySQL, DB2, Microsoft SQL Server, Informix, Informix SE, Hypersonic, Pointbase, Interbase, Firebird, Postgres and SAP DB are all supported.
Applications can be run standalone or deployed on Tomcat, Resin and other web containers. The Enterprise edition adds EJB support for JBoss, WebLogic and WebSphere and clustering using Tangosol Coherence or JGroups.
The industry leading GUI Workbench improves productivity by providing O/R mapping support, interactive development of JDOQL and SQL queries, live object graph editing, BeanShell scripting and printing combined class and E/R diagrams. Client/server JDO applications can be developed efficiently using the unique JDO Genie remote PersistenceManager technology.