McObject Ports eXtremeDB In-memory Database to LynuxWorks RTOS

7/25/2003 - McObject, an innovator in memory-based embedded data management, has forged an alliance with LynuxWorksTM, bringing McObject's eXtremeDB in-memory database system to LynuxWorks' LynxOS® real-time operating system.

In eXtremeDB, developers using LynxOS gain a cost-effective, off-the-shelf solution to embedded systems' growing need to manage larger volumes of more complex data. By replacing "homegrown" data management code, McObject's database delivers higher system reliability while cutting QA cycles.

As an in-memory database, eXtremeDB eliminates disk I/O, caching and related overhead—delivering the kind of instant responsiveness demanded in key target markets such as network communications and industrial process control. And eXtremeDB's tiny memory and CPU footprint (the database requires approximately 100K RAM) is compelling to customers who must minimize hardware costs in OEM applications.

"To meet growing end-user demands, intelligent devices in fields as diverse as communications infrastructure and manufacturing automation increasingly rely on proven data management running on an open, rock-solid RTOS foundation," said Bob Morris, vice president of sales and marketing for LynuxWorks. "McObject's eXtremeDB complements LynxOS's performance and reliability, and offers LynuxWorks customers the marketplace advantages of shorter development time and lower bill-of-materials cost."

About LynuxWorks
LynuxWorks is a world leader in the embedded software market, providing operating systems, software development products and consulting services for the world's most successful communications, aerospace/defense, and consumer products companies. Established in 1988, the company is a technology leader in the real-time operating systems (RTOS) industry, and a founding member of the Embedded Linux Consortium (ELC). LynuxWorks' headquarters are located in San José, California.

About McObject
McObject, based in Issaquah, WA, is committed to building data management technology that makes intelligent devices smarter, and to providing first-rate support and consulting services to customers and partners. McObject counts among its customers such industry leaders such as DaimlerChrysler, Tyco Thermal Controls, and DTN. With more than 30 years experience in compilers, real-time systems, embedded data management and kernel level device-driver development, McObject's founders are well-suited to deliver database technology that becomes as ubiquitous as computing itself. The company can be reached at 425 831 5964, or visit

McObject and eXtremeDB are registered trademarks of McObject LLC.

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