Welcome to ODBMS.ORG!
The Resource Portal for Big Data and New Data Management Technologies.
"The ODBMS.ORG portal is a mission-critical resource for any serious 21st century
software professional. It is indispensable, and a key element in promoting state-of-the-art
--Philippe Kahn, Technology Innovator and Entrepreneur.
ODBMS.ORG in 2013
Free Downloads and Links
ODBMS Industry Watch Blog
All materials and downloads are free and anonymous.
The ODBMS.ORG Portal
Launched in 2005, ODBMS.ORG was created to serve faculty and students at educational and research
institutions as well as software developers in the open source community or at
Non-profit ODBMS.ORG is made
possible by contributions from ODBMS.ORG's Panel
of Experts and sponsorships displayed in the right margin of these pages.
Free Downloads and Links
This portal features an easy introduction
to ODBMSs as well as free software, lecture notes, tutorials, papers and other
resources for free download.
ODBMS Industry Watch Blog.
The ODBMS Industry Watch Blog
is part of this portal and contains up to date Information, Trends, and Interviews with
industry leaders on Big Data, New Data Stores (NoSQL, NewSQL Databases), New Developments and New Applications for
Objects and Databases, New Analytical Data Platforms, Innovation.
The Expert Section contains exclusive contributions from
130+ internationally recognized experts such as Suad Alagic, Scott Ambler, Michael Blaha, Jose Blakeley, Rick Cattell,
William Cook, Robert Greene, Leon Guzenda, Mike Keith, Ted Neward, Carl Rosenberger and Craig Russell.
Vendors and Books
It is complemented by listings of relevant books and vendors
to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of available resources.
The portal's editor, Roberto V. Zicari, is Professor
of Database and Information Systems at
Frankfurt University and was for more than 15 years representative of the Object
Management Group (OMG) in Europe. His interest in object databases dates
back to his work at the IBM Research Center in Almaden, CA, in the mid '80s, when
he helped craft the definition of an extension of the relational data model to accommodate
complex data structures. In 1989, he joined the design team of the Gip Altair project
in Paris, later to become O2, one of the world's first object database products.
An Invitation to You!
This vendor-independent portal is not exclusive. Rather, it is a shareable resource
with contributions from around the world. We invite you to share your comments in
the ODBMS Industry Watch Blog
to contact us and contribute materials yourself
or to become a financial sponsor.
"ODBMS.org. The Object Database Management Systems portal provides
the most up-to-date collection of free materials on object database
technology on the Internet."
-- from IBM Academic Initiative, Courseware.