Versant has released an upgrade to version 8 for the Versant Object Database (VOD). A big upgrade from its predecessor, version 8 focuses on Multi-Core Scalability, Performance, Language Standards and Production System Supportperforming 10 times faster compared to other relational databases by Pole Position and bringing enhanced support for high performance computing multi-CPU/multi-core server architectures with significant optimizations in internal memory management and caching implementations.
CEO of Versant, Jochen Witte, said,
| "VOD is another important technological milestone for Versant, the performance and scalability of our enterprise database server with VOD 8 allows our solution to outperform the relational database competition by an order of magnitude in complex database applications."|
VOD 8 is now available for all primary operating system platforms, including Microsoft Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008, Red Hat Linux 5.3, Sun Solaris 5.10 (Ix86 and Sparc) and HP-UX 11.x (Itanium).