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Tiny Footprint Data Management System

Small, fast, reliable eXtremeDB was designed for embedded systems.

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eXtremeDB’s streamlined design minimizes IoT system’s demand for memory and CPU resources.

eXtremeDB’s small code size is approximately 200K, and this footprint can be reduced to as little as 100K when features (such as support for floating point, events) are selectively compiled out using eXtremeDB’s available source code. Elimination of disk I/O and caching logic significantly reduce CPU demands.

 

Why does a small footprint matter?

Nearly every developer likes to be able to get more performance from available CPU and memory. And in some categories, eXtremeDB’s frugality in resource consumption provides a critical competitive advantage.

For example, in consumer electronics, using less expensive memory and CPU components, eXtremeDB lowers a device’s bill-of-materials costs. This enables a manufacturer to set a more competitive price point — or to drop the savings directly to the bottom line.

With an embedded database that demands less memory and CPU cycles, these resources can be used to develop more and better features for the end user. CPU hits consume power, too, so using an embedded database with minimal CPU demands contributes to longer battery life in devices such as portable audio players.

JVC, the Japanese consumer electronics giant, integrated eXtremeDB in its portable audio player, to take advantage of the benefits described above. To learn more about their project, read the article, How to manage playlist data in MP3 player embedded software.

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Exploring Code Size and Footprint, and In-Memory Database Techniques to Minimize Footprint

A white paper from the in-memory database management system experts at McObject.  The terms ‘code size’ and ‘footprint’ are often used interchangeably. But they are not the same; code size is a subset of footprint. This paper will explain the differentiation and relevance, then proceed to describe some of the techniques employed within eXtremeDB to minimize footprint.

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Using Data Indexes to Boost Performance and Minimize Footprint in Embedded Software

This Webinar examines less well-known indexes including T-Tree, Hash table, R-Tree, Patricia trie and others. It emphasizes index implementation methods that avoid data duplication, to minimize an memory footprint.

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With a small footprint, embedded all-in-memory database system, it is possible to integrate a very low-overhead, yet full-featured, database engine in the operating system kernel.  Watch the Webinar to learn more.

Used by innovative industry leaders in over 30,000,000 deployments world-wide in these markets and others.

Telecom & Netcom

eXtremeDB powers routers, application traffic management, SCADA network fault management and more from industry leaders like F5, ViaSat, Motorola, Sandvine, Hutchinson, TNS and Ribbon that require real-time performance and five 9s high availability.

Internet of Things

eXtremeDB’s Active Replication Fabric™ manages all aspects of IoT data communication: security, low bandwidth, intermittent connections, multi-tier and bi-directional replication, and more.

Aerospace & Defense

Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin, British Aerospace, EADS and others depend on eXtremeDB’s reliability, unmatched performance and broad platform support.

Financial Systems

eXtremeDB’s unique hybrid row- and columnar-layout (OLTP and time series) coupled with pipelined functions for statistical analysis and scalable distributed database architecture power record-setting STAC-M3 benchmark results.

Consumer Electronics

JVC, DirecTV, GoPro and others all discovered that eXtremeDB’s small code size, portable data format and efficient use of compute & storage can reduce component cost while also supporting data-hungry new features.

Industrial Control

eXtremeDB’s sophisticated event notification systems, time series data processing and high availability have powered its wide-spread adoption in SCADA, fleet management, smart building automation and other verticals.