New Releases of Oracle Berkeley DB
Available For Download Now
Subject: Release Update
The newest release of Berkeley DB 12cR1 (126.96.36.199) is
available now. Here is a summary of the new features:
upgrades to in-memory OLTP throughput &
new HA improvement to identify a single master in a 2 site replication
new HA useability improvements
new Blob support added into replication
removed need for fail check monitor process
reduced the time for a database backup
a lot more!
Berkeley DB continues to enable the most powerful
embedded database solutions
Handle TBs of data with a 1MB library
Flexible, lightweight storage engine, small footprint
Runs on low power ARM devices to cluster of high-end servers
Over 50 open source software projects embed BDB -- check them out on Wikipedia
Completely customizable, choose from 5 different access methods
Industrial quality and battle tested with over 200 million deployments
BDB is hands-down the best edge, mobile, and embedded
database available to developers. With the flexibility to place log files
and/or database in any directory, applications can easily take advantage of the
IO performance of flash caches, flash disks or SSDs.
Top notch performance:
We are making available a benchmark program in C that can be configured to
validate Berkeley DB throughput for the 100K insert test here.
folks are saying:
source Fedora package maintainer, Lubomir Rintel, says "Berkeley DB has quietly
served behind the scenes as the database for the RPM Package
Manager. It has proven itself time and time again as a robust and
efficient storage engine. It stores the meta information of the
installed rpms. Under heavy workloads, BDB proves itself reliable.
Countless people that use popular Linux distributions have used BDB through RPM
and never knew it. With this new release, BDB continues its
tradition of being a solid storage engine"
Oracle Tape Product Manager, Dan Deppen, says "Berkeley DB is integral to
Oracle StorageTek Storage Archive Manager (SAM-QFS). We have been
embedding Berkeley DB in our product for over a decade and it is vital to our
disk archiving feature which is used to send files to remote data centers to
enable disaster recovery. Performance and scalability are critical
because SAM-QFS supports some of the largest archive customers in the
world. HPC sites, research centers, national libraries and other
customers requiring massive scalability and high reliability depend on SAM-QFS
and Berkeley DB to maintain availability of their critical data."
Oracle Identity Management Vice President, Shirish Puranik, says
"Berkeley DB is a critical component of Oracle Unified Directory (OUD) and
Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition (ODSEE). We have been using
Berkeley DB in these products as a high performance, transaction embedded
database repository for several years. Berkeley DB has exceed our
expectations for performance and stability. Our Berkeley DB based products are
widely deployed in production at largest telcos and financial institutions all
over the world. The improvements for BLOB support and high availability
in the 6.1 release are welcome."
Please direct product questions to our Product Help Mail list for Berkeley DB. You can also
email the Berkeley DB Product Management team directly.
Berkeley DB Product Management
Internal - https://stbeehive.oracle.com/teamcollab/wiki/Berkeley+DB+Inside+Scoop
OTN - http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/database/berkeleydb/overview/index.html