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Bluestream's XStreamDB 3.0 Native XML Database

Bluestream Releases XStreamDB 3.0 Native XML Database

Major Upgrade Adds Features for Collaborative Content Management

Vancouver, Canada. April 29, 2003.

Bluestream, a leading provider of XML data solutions for content management and e-business integration, releases a major upgrade to its native XML database. Available immediately, XStreamDB Version 3.0 adds features designed to help developers and integrators deploy solutions for collaborative content management with XML and binary data.

XStreamDB 3.0's new resource manager enables integration with authoring and publishing software for complete lightweight content management solutions for publishing to Web or print. Supported XML editors include Corel XMetaL and Altova XMLSpy. Improvements to searching include: faster full-text search and indexing, new LIKE wildcard matching, found word marking, phrase search, and proximity search. Other new features are: WebDAV, resource URIs, checkout, event triggers, automated backup, Server Console, binary data support with MIME type, and derivation by extension and attribute groups for schemas.

"We're very excited to offer our XML database with capabilities often found only in much higher-priced enterprise systems," says Jim Tivy, Bluestream president. "Armed with XQuery, full text search, and resources, application developers will be able to deliver amazing value to customers at a much-reduced cost."

XStreamDB 3.0 is a cross-platform XML database server built on Java technology, accessed using a Java API, WebDAV, or XstreamDB(tm) Explorer. It supports XQuery with update, full-text search, resources, and XML schemas with automatic validation. XstreamDB(tm) 3.0 is ACID compliant, has full transaction model capabilities, and MD5 authentication.

Requirements: XstreamDB 3.0 pure Java technology-based server supports Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, and Solaris. Minimum 64MB RAM, under 10MB disk (not including data). J2EE compliant Web application server (Apache Tomcat included) required for WebDAV and resource URIs.

Price and Availability

Free 30-day trial download at . Developer version at $500 per seat. Server at $1300 to $3000 per CPU plus support is available through Bluestream or authorized resellers and solution providers. Inquire for upgrades, OEM, and volume pricing.

About Bluestream Database Software Corp.

Bluestream is a leading provider of XML data management products and solutions for e-business and content management. Founded in 1997 by Jim Tivy, Bluestream is an innovator in data storage and access, delivering standards- based, cross-platform servers and components for enterprise and desktop applications. Visit

Prepared by Robin Cover for The XML Cover Pages archive. General references in "XML and Databases."

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