Articles about Data Management for the Professional Developer

McObject is proud to employ some of the best database management system specialists in the field.  We invite you to read their published articles. 

McObject’s embedded database technology is the subject of many articles, by customers, journalists and McObject’s own engineers. Browse our library of published articles on topics including database features and capabilities, and challenges solved for specific application types.

 

Recent Articles

Comparing Optimistic and Pessimistic Concurrency

Usually (with rare exception), a database is a shared resource, meaning that it is used concurrently by two or more tasks. This leads us to the topic of concurrency control; i.e. how do we coordinate a tasks’ access to the database?  This is part-and-parcel of providing a database management system that adheres to the ACID properties.  Read the article in Embedded Computing Design.

The importance of distributed databases for the Internet of Things

With IoT applications, the need for data volume in databases can increase rapidly. Time and space efficient use of logical databases is crucial. So-called distributed databases play an important role here – but which approach is the most suitable for IoT applications?  Read this article on embedded-software-engineering.de (Page will translate)

McObject eXtremeDB Embedded Database System

When choosing your embedded database, areas that truly matter and distinguish solutions are write speed, automatic synchronization at scale, and an architecture that skillfully contends with nodes when they are offline.  Read the article from MCG Global Services.

Distributed Database Systems’ Relevance to the Internet of Things

This paper will cover the types of distributed database systems in the context of edge, fog and cloud computing, explain “when, how and why” the data is distributed, and why those details make certain distributed database systems applicable (or not) to specific needs in edge, fog and cloud computing.  Read the article on Embedded-Computing.com

IoT: Implications on Database Management

Steven Graves, President and CEO of McObject, will be speaking at the ESE Conference on 3 December at 8:50 AM.  IoT: Implications on Database Management is about the meteoric rise of the IoT ecosystem has put pressure on database management system vendors to keep up with the technical challenges and to differentiate themselves in a large pool of possible solutions.  Read the article on ODBMS.org.

The 10 Most Scalable Cloud Solution Providers of 2019

September 23, 2019 Mirror Review McObject LLC: Providing Cloud-Based Powerful Database Management Systems For Enterprises Read the article.

Embedded Database Systems in the Age of IoT

June, 2019 circuit cellular Tech the Future guest article by McObject CEO Steve Graves Read the article.

The 10 Most Innovative Big Data Analytics Companies

May 20, 2019 Analytics Insight Organisations all around the globe have started adopting optimised technologies for the ideal use of resources to pave the way for growth and success. The whole network working in a digital savvy ecosystem has one core thing – that is data…  Read the article.

And the Best in Show Winners Are…

May 20, 2019 Embedded Computing One of the main events of last week’s IoT World Conference and Expo was Embedded Computing Design’s Best in Show Award announcements. Eight entries were deemed to be worthy of awards, which were on display at the event.  Read the article.

Notes on IoT Database Management – Part 2

May 7, 2019 Embedded Computing Design guest blog written by our own CTO Andrei Gorine. Part 2 addresses security issues and code quality.  Read the article.

Notes on IoT Database Management – Part 1

April 30, 2019 Embedded Computing Design guest blog written by our own CTO Andrei Gorine. Part 1 addresses some of the IoT challenges that IoT engineers and database management system vendors must address to create successful systems.  Read the article.

What is a Distributed Database System?

August 30, 2018 IoT Agenda.TechTarget by McObject CEO Steve Graves.  An in-depth article about three use cases integral to the deployment of scalable and reliable IoT systems.  Read more.

On Time Series Analysis and Big Data. Interview with Andrei Gorine

May 6, 2018 ODBMS.org by Roberto V. Zicari, An interview with Andrei Gorine, Chief Technical Officer and McObject co-founder.  Interview topics include time series analysis, “in-chip” analytics, efficient Big Data processing, and the STAC M3 Kanaga Benchmark. Read more.

A McObject Focus—What’s Changing in the Satellite Industry?

January 18, 2018 SatMagazine, By Steve Graves, Chief Executive Officer, McObject  The satellite industry could be said to be facing three challenges: the extreme environment in which satellites operate, the cost of getting the satellites into orbit and the cost of failing to get the satellites into orbit — these three challenges make the data that satellites collect exceptionally valuable.  Read more.

The Internet of Things, Database Systems and Data Distribution, Part Two

November 16, 2017 TechTarget.com by McObject CEO Steve Graves.  In Part Two, Steve explores data distribution considerations between edge devices, gateways and servers in the cloud.  Read more.

The Internet of Things, Database Systems and Data Distribution, Part One

November 9, 2017 TechTarget.com by McObject CEO Steve Graves.  In Part One, Steve explores data management considerations on edge devices, gateways and in the cloud.  Read more.

The Industry Discusses MiFID II, Part I

October 30, 2017 John Lothian News  Filmed at the 33rd FIA Expo in mid-October, a variety of industry participants, including Ian Hillier-Brook, CEO of MCO Europe, about upcoming milestones and trends in financial markets. Click here to watch.  4:52 minutes

The Internet of Insurance Things

August 2, 2017 PropertyCausualty360.com by McObject CEO Steve Graves. How will the IoT affect the insurance industry with all the tools it can provide?  Read more.

 

Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Database Usage in Rail Systems, insight.tech – February 1, 2017  As rail systems generate more data, developers need to rethink where and how they process information. Legacy systems moved data to the control center for analysis, but modern systems often keep this functionality on the train. Read more.

 

2016 Articles

2016’s TOP STORIES: Gartner’s 19 In-memory Databases for Big Data Analytics, Information-Management.com – December 13, 2016

 

MCO Europe: Extreme Data Storage, colt – August 11, 2016

 

On the Challenges and Opportunities of IoT. Interview with Steve Graves, ODBMS Industry Watch – July 6, 2016

 

Enabling the IoT for Pre-IoT Infrastructure, Embedded Computing Design – May 12, 2016

 

The IoT Technology Piece No One Is Talking About, Embedded Computing Design – March 24, 2016

 

Memory Muscle, Banking Technology – February 4, 2016

2015 Articles

Archive

McObject Burgers Up For Python Pickles, Dr. Dobb’s Journal – October 29, 2014

 

IMDSs Bring Off-the-Shelf Database Software to the Electronics Mainstream, Electronic Design – October 22, 2014

 

8 Fundamentals You Need to Know About Data Persistence and In-Memory Computing, IT Toolbox, Inside ERP Blog – October 13, 2014

 

Pipe-lining Time Series Calculations for Cache Efficiency, TimeStored blog – September 8, 2014

 

In-Memory Database Systems, NVDIMMs and Data Durability, EDN – July 23, 2014

 

Big Data: Three Questions to McObject, ODBMS.org Industry Watch Blog – February 14, 2014

 

McObject Positioned in Gartner’s Operational DBMS Magic Quadrant, AutomatedTrader – February 5, 2014

Interview: Jeff Chang and Steve Graves Cover In-Memory Databases, Electronic Design – December 17, 2013

 

Non-Volatile DIMM as Storage, In-Memory Database, StorageNewsletter.com – October 17, 2013

 

AGIGARAM NVDIMM Saves Data Through System Failure, Embedded.com – October 7, 2013

 

Q & A: McObject’s Steve Graves on Vectors, CPU Cache and Pipelining to Boost Analytics Performance, Low-Latency.com – September 24, 2013

 

Can iOS Developers Move Beyond SQL?, Dr. Dobbs Journal – September 18, 2013

 

Briefly: Official iPhone 5S Case Rumor, eXtremeDB for iOS, MacNN – September 10, 2013

 

Cloud-Based Hotel Management- Interview with Keith Gruen, ODBMS.org Industry Watch Blog – July 25, 2013

 

Reliable Safety-Critical Software at Design West 2013, Electronic Design’s alt.embedded blog – April 23, 2013

 

Kove, Fultech, and McObject Demonstrate 65+ Terabytes per Hour in Real-Time Risk Solution, Businesswire.com – March 18, 2013

 

“Buy” Over “Build”: The Military Systems Migration Mantra, Military Embedded Systems – March 12, 2013

 

Smart Grid Technologies: Powering the Orkneys, Micro Technology Europe – February 4, 2013

 

In-Memory Data Grids See 2013 as a Big Year, SD Times – January 17, 2013

 

The 12 Days Of Data Trends: an IT Exec’s Outlook For 2013, Forbes – December 14, 2012

 

McObject, Dell, Mellanox, Kove Set Record STAC-M3 Benchmarks, Bobs Guide – November 8, 2012

 

Power Networks Made Safer and More Efficient, Utility Products – November 1, 2012

 

Graves: Wall Street Gets Small to Handle Big Processing Projects, Futures & Options World – August 6, 2012

 

McObject Targets Capital Markets with Financial Edition of Its IMDB, Ovum.com* – August 2, 2012  This article is no longer available online.  Please contact us for a reprint.  Thank you.

 

McObject, MemSQL Continue Focus on In-Memory, Intelligent Trading Technology – July 5, 2012

 

Streamlining the Program Execution Path is the Shortest Distance to Faster Trades*, Wall Street & Technology – May 22, 2012  *Please click the link to trigger a download.

 

Rise of In-Memory Databases Impacts Wide Range of Jobs, Dice.com Hot Topics – May 4, 2012

 

Kernels, Contexts, Threads, and Extensible Database Architecture, Dr. Dobb’s Journal – March 28, 2012

 

Tackling Resource Contention in Multi-Threaded Software for Multi-Core, EE Times Europe – March 13, 2012

 

Relay Approach Improves Military Database, COTS Journal – February 21, 2012

 

101: An Introduction to In-Memory Database Systems, Low-Latency.com – January 5, 2012

Syncing Windows Phone Database with Backend SQL ServerAPPA Mundi Mobile World blog – December 7, 2011

 

Windows Phone 7 Database Syncs with SQL Server, WindowsForDevices.com – November 29, 2011

 

In-memory DBMS Boosts Java, SQL, and HA Capabilities, LinuxDevices.com – November 16, 2011

 

Perst Database Moves with Mobile Enterprise App to Android Smartphones, Wireless Developer Network – October 26, 2011

 

India Wins Shine Light On McObject’s eXtremeDB, A-Team Insight – September 23, 2011

 

Scalability, Risk Management and Reducing Latency in Financial Databases, High Frequency Traders – September 21, 2011

 

Podcast: McObject CEO Steve Graves on Database Systems and Distributed Embedded Software, ECN – September 19, 2011

 

eXtremeDB Slashes Latency in NSE.IT’s Algorithmic Trading (Algo/HFT) and Front-Office Trading SolutionsReuters – September 21, 2011

 

McObject’s New eXtremeDB Cluster Provides Distributed Database Solution for Real-Time AppsEmbedded.com – July 20, 2011

 

Selective Data Replication Between Embedded and Enterprise SystemsWireless Design & Development, July 12, 2011

 

Keeping It All In Memory, Electronic Engineering Journal – July 6, 2011

 

McObject Adds .NET Component to In-Memory Database System, EE Times Europe – June 14, 2011

 

McObject Adds LINQ Support to eXtremeDB, Dr. Dobb’s Journal – June 13, 2011

 

SCADA as You’ve Never Seen It Before, Nuclear Engineering International – May 27, 2011

 

eXtremeDB IMDS Pairs with Linux in Patton Network Routers, EE Times – May 17, 2011

 

Linux-based IP and VoIP Routers Gain Embedded Database, LinuxDevices.com – May 12, 2011

 

Patton Electronics Company To Integrate eXtremeDB IMDS Across Its Solutions, TMCnet.com – May 12, 2011

 

Data Analysis is Creating New Business Opportunities, MIT Technology Review – May 2, 2011

 

Jease 2.0: The Open Source Java CMS’ ‘Big Leap’, Application Development Trends – April 28, 2011

 

New C# Interface for eXtremeDB In-Memory Database System, Dr. Dobb’s Journal – April 28, 2011

 

New C# Interface for eXtremeDB In-Memory Database System (IMDS) Accelerates .NET Framework Development & Applications, SD Times – April 27, 2011

 

eXtremeDB-64 In-Memory Database Scales Massively in Real-Time Telecom Routing Application, PICMG Systems and Technology – April 13, 2011

 

IMDS Accelerates Data Access Across Mobile Networks, Mobile Dev & Design – March 30, 2011

 

Tuxified Base Station Juggles WiMAX and LTE with In-Memory Database, LinuxDevices.com – March 29, 2011

 

With Help From eXtremeDB In-Memory Database System, Airspan Networks’ Base Station Bridges Disparate Mobile Broadband Networks, LTE World – March 29, 2011

 

Video Interview: McObject Co-Founder and CEO Steve Graves Discusses eXtremeDB ClusterEmbedded News TV – March 18, 2011

 

Embedded Database Smarts Added to Solar Power Optimization Electronics, Wind and Solar Power eZine – March 16, 2011

 

Justifiably Taboo: Avoiding Malloc/Free APIs in Military/Aerospace Embedded Code, Military Embedded Systems – February 21, 2011

 

eXtremeDB Fusion Adds Embedded Database Smarts to Azuray Technologies Solar Power Optimization Electronics, ElectricEnergyOnline.com – January 13, 2011

 

McObject Provides Embedded Database for Solar Power Electronics, Automation.com – January 12, 2011

 

Embedded Database for SCADA Adds Safety, Efficiency to Nuclear Waste Processing, Control Engineering – January 5, 2011

 

eXtremeDB Embedded Database Adds Safety and Efficiency in Nuclear Waste Processing, NuclearStreet.com – January 5, 2011

 

Opensourcer Targets Windows Phone 7 Hopefuls, The Register – October 6, 2010

 

Discounted Embedded Database Software for Windows Phone 7, Dr. Dobb’s Journal – October 5, 2010

 

Java Annotations and Reflection: Powerful Building Blocks for a DBMS InterfaceJava Lobby (Java.dzone.com) – September 16, 2010

 

Loewe Opta Adds McObject Database to TVsBroadcasting & Cable – September 16, 2010

 

Verizon Deploys Open Source Database Perst Lite for Field Technicians With BlackBerrys, BlackBerry Cool – September 10, 2010

 

Verizon Mobilizes Field Techs with McObject’s Database & BlackBerry Smartphones, Wireless Developer Network – September 1, 2010

 

Mixing Real-Time & Enterprise Data? Relay It, Embedded NOW blog – August 10, 2010

 

eXtremeDB Enhancement Synchs Up Real-Time Apps & Enterprise, Embedded.com – August 10, 2010

 

Java Accelerated Development for BlackBerry Smartphones, Dr. Dobb’s Journal – July 20, 2010

 

Windows Phone 7 Gets Open Source Database, Network World – July 6, 2010

 

Perst Database for WP7, WynApse Technical Musings – July 1, 2010

 

McObject’s New Business Looks Anything But EmbeddedVenture Development Corporation’s Embedded Software Blog – June 30, 2010

 

Perst Embedded Database Available for Microsoft Windows Phone 7, Dr. Dobb’s Journal – June 30, 2010

 

Database Duo Deliver Windows Phone 7 Apps Storage, The Register – June 30, 2010

 

Lockheed Martin Adopts Perst Embedded Database for Defense R&D, Military Embedded Systems – June 8, 2010

 

Perst – A Database For Windows Phone 7 Silverlight, APPA Mundi Mobile World blog – June 7, 2010

 

Does Doctor Who Use An Embedded Database?, EPN – June 1, 2010

 

Embedded Database Improves Security, Speeds Storage Retrieval, LinuxDevices.com – May 12, 2010

 

Embedded Database vendor McObject Touts Upgrade, eWeek – May 11, 2010

 

McObject Updates eXtremeDB DatabaseDr. Dobb’s Journal – May 11, 2010

 

Multi-Core Software: To Gain Speed, Eliminate Resource Contention, RTC Magazine – May 1, 2010

 

How to Achieve Extreme Speed in a Hotel Application, Hetras Hummingbird – May 1, 2010

 

Data Indexes Boost Embedded Software’s Performance and Efficiency, Military Embedded Systems– April 26, 2010

 

Consumer Trends Fuel Medical Device Innovation, Medical Electronics Manufacturing – April 10, 2010

 

Indience Chooses Perst Lite Embedded Database For Mobile Business Solutions on BlackBerry Smartphone, Embedded Computing Design – February 17, 2010

 

Memory Allocation in Safety-Critical Military Systems, COTS Journal – February 1, 2010

 

Re-Inventing Wireless Building Automation for Smaller/Retrofit JobsRTC Magazine – February 1, 2010

 

More Content, Guided by Database, Embedded Computing Design – January 27, 2010

 

Embedded Database for Silverlight, Dr. Dobb’s Journal – January 25, 2010

 

McObject Makes Play for Java Developers with New Interface, eWeek – January 19, 2010

 

Embedded Database Summons JNI, LinuxDevices.com – January 19, 2010

 

Jease Benefits from the Principles of Object-Orientation, Dzone JavaLobby – January 5, 2010

 

myYearbook Speeds Web Responses, Information Week – December 29, 2009

 

Building A Network Performance Analysis Test System With Linux, Tcl/TK, SQL & eXtremeDB, Embedded.com – December 21, 2009

 

Remember the KISS Principle? The Forrester Blog For Technology Product Management & Marketing – November 13, 2009

 

McObject Updates eXtremeDB Real-Time Database System, Dr. Dobb’s Journal – November 9, 2009

 

Tornado GR4 goes eXtreme, Wind River Aerospace & Defense Blog – September 30, 2009

 

TestIndex on Android developer phone (ADP1) with Berkeley DB, Tord’s Technology Blog – September 30, 2009

 

eXtremeDB Embedded Database Chosen for Tornado GR4 Combat Jet Avionics System UpgradeMilitary Embedded Systems – September 29, 2009

 

Real-time embedded databases: for all but the hardest of the hard, Micro Technology Europe – September 1, 2009

 

Embedded Database Engine for Silverlight Applications, Architecture + Strategy, MSDN Blogs – July 13, 2009

 

720 Linux databases squeeze onto test system, LinuxDevices.com – June 29, 2009

 

Movimiento ATM Mobilizes SaaS Solutions with Perst Lite, BlackBerry Today Newsletter – June 4, 2009

 

In-Memory Database Systems, Micro-Software (Korea) – June 1, 2009

 

MPC to distribute McObject embedded databases, Industrial DesignLine Europe – May 19, 2009

 

McObject brings IMDS to VxWorks 653, CIOL Developer Channel (India) – April 29, 2009

 

McObject – LynuxWorks Partnership Targets Real-Time Medical Systems, Emdedded Computing Design – March 30, 2009

 

Off-The-Shelf Mobile Phone Hosts Java Embedded Database Benchmark, Java Developer’s Journal – March 10, 2009

 

Simple as A, B, Tree? Applications Find Mobile Fruit in the R-Tree, GeoWorld – March 1, 2009

 

In-Memory vs. On-Disk Database Systems, CIOL Developer Channel (India) – February 13, 2009

 

Face-Storing Database Software, Embedded Computing Design – February 1, 2009

 

McObject Grants Persistence To All Objects, SD Times – January 29, 2009

 

Seattle Area Wireless Companies (and Others) Look to Innovate, Expand in China, Xconomy – December 17, 2008

 

SOFTWARE TOOLS: eXtremeDB upgrade has higher performance & KD-Tree database index, EE Times – December 16, 2008

 

No Operating System Is An Island, Embedded.com – December 2, 2008

 

Embedded Databanken – Pflegeleicht, Design&Electronik (German) – November 28, 2008 –Please contact us for for a copy of this article

 

Beyond B-Trees – Benefiting From Non-Vanilla IndexesDr. Dobb’s Journal – November 7, 2008

 

Using A High Performance Embedded Database, ATCA Newsletter – September 1, 2008

 

Product How To: Hybrid Data Management Gets Traction In Set-Top Boxes, Embedded.com – July 28, 2008

 

Patricia Tries – A Better Index For Prefix Searches, Dr. Dobb’s Journal – June 25, 2008

 

Perst Embedded Database Boosts Performance and Stability in All-Java ‘Frost’ Freenet ClientJava Developer’s Journal – May 20, 2008

 

Kernel-Mode Databases: A DBMS Technology For High-Performance Applications, Dr. Dobb’s Journal – April 23, 2008

 

Kernel Mode Gets Data Faster, Embedded Computing Design/Embedded Blog Now – April 3, 2008

 

Embedded Databases Van Doe-Het-Zelf Naar Kant-En-Klaar, Bits & Chips (Dutch) – March 17, 2008

 

Databases for Java ME, Follow up: Check Out the New ProScout Sample App, Terrence Barr’s Blog – March 2, 2008

 

Interface Column, Seattle Times – January 7, 2008

 

Embedded Database Vendors Face Challenges, eWeek – January 4, 2008

 

McObject, Object-Oriented Embedded Database For Android, Open Handset Magazine – January 3, 2008

 

McObject Releases Perst vs. SQLite Benchmark On Android, Dr. Dobb’s Journal – January 2, 2008

 

Porting a Java ME Midlet Between Blackberry and Nokia S40 and S60 Devices, Mobile Handset Design Line – October 9, 2007

 

McObject Adds ODBC API Support to eXtremeDB, Embedded.com – August 8, 2007

 

HPC Databases: The Data Ingest ChallengeHPCwire – June 1, 2007

 

McObject’s New eXtremeDB 3.1 In-Memory Database Adds Powerful Features for GIS and TelematicsGIS User – April 11, 2007

 

Embedded Database Merges In-Memory, On-Disk Strategies, LinuxDevices.com – February 6, 2007

 

COTS Databases For Embedded Systems, Embedded Computing Design – January 1, 2007

 

Developing An Object-Oriented Database For J2ME-Based Embedded DevicesEmbedded.com – December 13, 2006

 

Embedded Database Addresses Power Management, RAM Challenges for Portable Media Players, Nikkei Electronics Asia – November 22, 2006

 

Tackling Memory Allocation In Multicore And Multithreaded Applications, EETimes.com – May 26, 2006

 

Securities Trading Terminal To Run Windows XPe, WindowsForDevices.com – May 12, 2006

 

How To Manage Playlist Data In MP3 Player Embedded Software, Audio Design Line – February 28, 2006

 

Task Scheduling, NVRAM Support Added to Embedded Database, Embedded.com – February 15, 2006

 

McObject Releases Perst, An Open Source Embedded Database For Java, Embedded Computing Design – February 9, 2006

 

Memory Management & Embedded Databases, Dr. Dobb’s Journal – December 1, 2005

 

Linux Device Keeps China’s Lights Lit, Linuxdevices.com – September 16, 2005

 

Digital TV Case Study: ANT Limited, Video/Imaging Design Line – June 9, 2005

 

Portability & Data Management, Dr. Dobb’s Journal – June 1, 2005

 

Cold, Hard Data That’s Deep, eeProductCenter – February 28, 2005

 

Developing Effective, Reliable Aerospace Equipment: The Data Management ChallengeEmbedded Systems Engineering – January 31, 2005

 

Building durability into data management for real-time systems, Boards and Solutions – September 1, 2004

 

Self-Diagnostic APIs: Software Quality’s Next Frontier, Linux Journal – April 1, 2004

 

Embedded Database Design For High Availability, Embedded Systems Europe – October 6, 2003

 

Toward Self-Diagnostic APIs For Embedded Systems, EE Times – August 19, 2003

 

The Embedded Software Build or Buy Tradeoff, LinuxDevices.com – May 27, 2003

 

Database Serves Five-Nines Embedded Systems, Electronic Design Newsletter – March 12, 2003

 

Programming Guide Manages Networked Digital TV, EE Times – December 2, 2002

 

In-Memory Database Systems, Linux Journal – September 1, 2002

 

Examining Main Memory Databases, iApplianceWeb.com – January 4, 2002