Embedded Database Newsletter 

November 2015

Following is the latest news on McObject®; the eXtremeDB® in-memory and on-disk embedded database system; and Perst®, our open source, object-oriented embedded DBMS for Java and .NET:



With Help From eXtremeDB, Schneider Electric Expands Building Automation System Market
Schneider Electric has incorporated eXtremeDB In-Memory Database System (IMDS) in SmartStruxure Lite, its building automation system for small- and mid-sized properties. eXtremeDB manages real-time data within the Multi-Purpose Manager (MPM) device that provides programmable controller, gateway, Web server and protocol translator capabilities. Using eXtremeDB shortened Schneider Electric’s development cycle and simplifies future software updates, and its small footprint minimizes manufacturing costs. Read more.

IMDS for Telecom: ODBMS Industry Watch Blog Interviews Manjul Maharishi of Transaction Network Services
How does a phone call or text message find its destination in the split second after it is dialed or sent? In an interview published on the ODBMS Industry Watch blog, Manjul Maharishi, VP for telecom software development at McObject customer Transaction Network Services, explains how his company’s technology enables network operators to meet this low-latency challenge, with help from the eXtremeDB In-Memory Database System. Read the interview.

Perst DBMS Powers “Brix” Analytics Package for Pharmaceuticals Industry
Etika Consultores, a Chilean company with deep roots and expertise in the Latin American pharmaceutical industry, has released Brix, a sales territory analysis package that incorporates McObject’s Perst open source, object-oriented database system. Etika Project Manager Luis Almarza explained that Perst was chosen over alternative DBMSs because of his company’s preference for the object-oriented database model, which provides maximum processing efficiency and requires minimal user administration. For more information on Perst, click here.

eXtremeDB Financial Edition Featured in Next-Gen Order Execution System
With rollout approaching for its order execution system incorporating eXtremeDB Financial Edition, TradeStation is finding that McObject’s specialized DBMS for financial systems delivers the expected performance boost – and that eliminating data management latency makes room for new features and flexibility, including the ability to use more complex order types and trading algorithms. This enables users to pursue strategies that are more tailored to their specific market opportunities, the company said. Get details.



McObject Debuts as Featured Partner in Wind River Marketplace Launch

McObject joined select embedded systems technology vendors as a featured partner in the launch of Wind River® Marketplace, Wind River’s new app store for its industry-leading VxWorks® real-time operating system (RTOS). eXtremeDB 6.0 joins a variety of add-on solutions – all tested and validated for seamless interoperability with VxWorks – available for evaluation from the on-line store. Check out McObject’s page here.

Capital Markets Specialists Join McObject as Distributors

Two firms with deep expertise in capital markets IT have joined McObject as distributors of the eXtremeDB Financial Edition DBMS. Integration Systems, LLC, an IBM Premier Partner and HP Platinum Business Partner, brings more than 13 years of working daily with exchanges, investment banks, broker dealers, individual hedge funds and traders, on both the buy-side and sell-side of financial markets. The firm has offices in New York, London, and Deerfield Beach, Florida. Neoframe, based in Seoul, South Korea, develops market data processing and trading systems as well as middleware software for the financial industry. Neoframe will distribute eXtremeDB Financial Edition and provide related consulting services in South Korea.



Check out McObject at the following events. To arrange a meeting in advance, just e-mail us.

STAC Summit, NYC

Location: New York Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway, New York
Event date: December 1, 2015

McObject will host a tabletop exhibit at this STAC Summit, and Terry Keene of McObject distributor (and IBM Premier Partner) Integration Systems, LLC will speak about the combined eXtremeDB Financial Edition and IBM POWER8 hardware platform. STAC Summits bring together industry leaders from top financial and technology firms to discuss the latest business issues and technical trends in three primary areas: fast data, big data, and big compute.

ESE Kongress

Embedded Software Engineering (ESE) Kongress 2015, one of Europe’s largest embedded systems technology conferences, has chosen McObject CEO and Co-Founder Steve Graves as a speaker at this year’s event. Graves’ presentation, titled “Dynamic Memory Allocation – Justifiably Taboo?” is scheduled for December 1 at 5:35 p.m. at the Congress Center Stadthalle in Sindelfingen, Germany. 

Embedded World 2016

Location: Exhibition Centre Nuremberg, Germany
Event date: February 23 – 25, 2016
Booth: 4-108

Embedded World is a must for everyone concerned with development and other aspects of embedded systems software and hardware. Around 900 exhibitors and 1,600 speakers from 42 countries will present the full spectrum of embedded technology, drawing an expected 25,000 visitors.


In The News

SQL Breaks Through for Tick Data in New STAC-M3 Tests. Total Trading Blog, April 21, 2015. Focuses on a key detail in McObject’s recent audited benchmark: record-setting results were obtained using SQL to store, retrieve and crunch market data, rather than the low-level programming languages used in previous benchmarks.

Schneider’s SmartStruxure Lite Incorporates McObject’s eXtremeDB. Energy Manager Today, October 15, 2015. Trade journal article focuses on Schneider Electric’s reasons for embedding McObject’s in-memory database in its building automation system.

The Ins and Outs of Embedded Databases for the Internet of Things. Embedded Computing Design, July 30, 2015. McObject CEO Steve Graves participates in this roundtable discussion.

Pipelining Vector-Based Statistical Functions: Q & A With McObject CEO and Co-Founder Steve Graves. Total Trading Blog, May 18, 2015. Focuses on pipelining vector-based statistical functions to accelerate handling of time series data.


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