VMC SOFTWARE LOWERS OPERATIONAL COSTS AND IMPROVES RELIABILITY.Versant Corporation (NASDAQ NASDAQ
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VMC is real-time monitoring software that will lower operational costs and improve the reliability and availability of Versant object database. All installations of the Versant VDS (Virtual DMA Services) A programming interface that lets bus mastering devices cooperatively manage DMA channels. object database and Versant enJin that are actively managed by a system administrator are prospective customers for VMC. VMC's pricing varies based on the number of CPUs in the server, averaging $15,000 per server, with a maximum of $25,000 per server. Currently there are over 5,000 actively managed server installations for the Versant object database and Versant enJin products. Versant projects that customers will see a 6-month return on investment when deploying VMC.
Versant Monitoring Console consists of two components, an agent, which resides on each server, and a monitoring console, which presents the administrator with a visual representation of the operational status of a database. VMC provides real-time alarms, displays critical log file messages and monitors free space, fragmentation and other critical information.
Versant object technology plays a key role in telecommunications, finance, business information management and government systems in the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. and worldwide.
"These are incredibly sophisticated systems that are processing high-speed data streams," said Keiron McCammon, Versant CTO (Chief Technical Officer) The executive responsible for the technical direction of an organization. See CIO and salary survey. , "Versant is responding to the demands of our customers to provide a real-time monitoring product to ensure highest performance and reliability of these systems. VMC provides the visual real-time insight to Versant database systems that is needed by our enterprise customers. Because of the pent-up demand for this product, we expect to see rapid adoption of VMC in our existing customer base."
VDS Object Database, now in its 6th generation, is the industry's only truly scalable, enterprise-capable object database management system. It is uniquely suited to handle the storage and access needs of complex graph, navigational and hierarchical data. For this class of data and access needs, it provides a superior high-performance and agile alternative to custom handcrafted hand·craft
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hand·craft solutions that are needed with traditional relational storage formats. Through features such as online schema evolution, dual caching, replication and fault tolerance See fault tolerant.
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2. , Versant customers have enjoyed superior performance, reliability and scalability, reduced development times and the ability to adapt to changing business conditions.
Versant Corporation (NASDAQ: VSNT) has led the industry in highly scalable, reliable object management and real-time solutions for complex enterprise-level systems since its founding in 1988. The company's Object Database Management System (ODBMS (Object DataBase Management System) See object database. ) serves as the core database for fraud detection, yield management, real-time data Real-time data denotes information that is delivered immediately after collection. There is no delay in the timeliness of the information provided.
Some uses of this term confuse it with the term dynamic data. collection and analysis, operation support systems (OSS Oss (ôs), city (1994 pop. 62,141), North Brabant prov., S Netherlands; chartered 1399. It is a significant industrial center. Manufactures include meat products, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, electrical equipment, and metalware. ) and other large-scale applications in the telecommunications, financial services, transportation and defense industries. Versant manages data for mission-critical systems in use by British Airways, US Government, Financial Times, and other leading Global 1000 companies. Versant has recently broadened its product line to offer real-time solutions for manufacturing, security and logistics. Versant is partnered with global technology providers including IBM (International Business Machines Corporation, Armonk, NY, www.ibm.com) The world's largest computer company. IBM's product lines include the S/390 mainframes (zSeries), AS/400 midrange business systems (iSeries), RS/6000 workstations and servers (pSeries), Intel-based servers (xSeries) , and Rockwell Software.
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