today announced the release of OpenBase SQL 7.0, the latest major version of their database software. The company bills OpenBase as “the first relational database on Mac OS X.”
The new version of OpenBase SQL gains new features, including:
Support for Java stored procedures, enabling developers to use pre-built Java components rather than having to craft their own code.
Integrated support for e-mail and automated credit card payment processing with address verification.
An improved OpenBase Manager interface; dynamic toolbar; realtime database load monitoring; streamlined installation; automated version updates; and cut-and-paste support with Microsoft Excel spreadsheets.
Improved query optimization; support for document word indexing.
Native support for WebObjects 5 and ODBC for Mac OS; Also standard are: JDBC 2.0 Level 4 Driver, EOF 4.5 Adaptor, 4D Plugin, REALbasic Plugin, ODBC support, PHP compatibility, and the Cocoa OpenBase API Framework.
OpenBase offers a number of different products for various development tiers. Prices range from free for OpenBase Innovator through US$29,999 for OpenBase Enterprise Edition. For more details visit the OpenBase Web site.