What is Actian Zen Embedded Database?
Actian Zen database family is the most reliable, small-footprint, low-maintenance, high-performance database management system (DBMS) in the world. Actian Zen combines NoSQL programmatic API-based access and SQL relational access for the perfect blend of performance and standard access. Zero DBA design and fantastic backward compatibility (prior versions of PSQL) mean that ISVs support costs are dramatically reduced.
Check out the newest edition – Zen Core database for Android. Footprint under 2MB, available on Android and Android Things, with support for ARM and Intel. Download the community edition. Read the Zen Core database for Android press release.
Read the ZDNet article: Actian and the Zen of IoT Maintenance
Actian Zen Editions
Zen Enterprise database for Windows, Linux, and MacOS
6 – 500 Users
Client/Server configuration useful for mid sized office to enterprise. Includes Vx Server (unlimited users) for SaaS, Cloud or applications where licensing by the number of users or cores is a challenge.
Zen Edge database for Mobile and IoT
Reduced footprint for Linux, Raspbian, Windows IoT Core, and Windows Nano Server. Ideal embedded solution for mobile and IoT developers working with low cost commodity hardware like Raspberry Pi and other single board computers.
Zen Workgroup database for Windows
Low cost edition ideal for small offices and truly embedded use cases, such as medical devices.
Zen Core database for Android
Nano-footprint for Android OS. Ideal embedded solution for mobile and IoT developers working with Android or Android Things operating environments and the Android SDK.
Provides a secure audit trail with a comprehensive logging system that captures the full range of events in your database and stores database records before and after changes occur, whether the transactions originate from third-party applications or from direct changes to data.
Set and manage Continuous Operations on your open database files so that your data is still available from your application during your backup. Once the backup procedure is complete, stopping Backup Agent automatically takes the files out of Continuous Operations and rolls in all the changes captured during the backup.
Meets your most important data replication needs. DataExchange Real-Time Backup Edition manages remote backup of key application data to reduce disaster-related downtime. DataExchange Data Synchronization Edition maintains a consistent set of data across multiple applications.
Actian Zen Embedded database supports both NoSQL and SQL database access, giving developers the ability to deliver performance for embedded business applications and provide flexibility and standard SQL access for reporting and BI features.
Relational Data Access using SQL:
- Flexible architecture that scales from single-user environments to large client/server systems without additional coding
- Full support for SQL
- Direct ODBC and JDBC access to the database engine
- Direct data access without relational overhead
- Multiple developer APIs (C/C++, Java, perl, PHP, Python)
- Exceptional transaction performance
Business Critical from the Office to the Enterprise
Hundreds of thousands of customers rely on Actian Zen based applications to run their business every day. Reliability, low TCO and zero-dba characteristics are why Actian Zen Embedded database has been the choice of global ISVs and end users selling and supporting business critical applications to SMB’s, enterprises and everyone in between.
“Vx Server is a good fit for ISVs, OEMs, and IT users who wish to implement an orderly migration to the cloud. It provides the tools, the technology, and the licensing model to make the cloud implementation of a database simple. It is designed to accommodate the customer’s environment of choice, whether that is: – On a server in the data center – In a private cloud – In the public cloud – In a hybrid cloud environment.”
– Robin Bloor, The Bloor Group