Zero-Administration, Embedded, Nano-Footprint NoSQL & SQL database
Single, secure, scalable architecture for Edge data management
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What is Actian Zen Database?
Actian Zen database family is the most reliable, small-footprint, low-maintenance, high-performance database management system (DBMS) in the world, purpose-built for Edge data management – whether in the Cloud, remote and branch offices or in Mobile and IoT settings. Actian Zen combines NoSQL programmatic API-based access and SQL relational access for the perfect blend of performance and standard access from most popular operating environments and underlying Intel and ARM platforms. 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 and iOS. Footprint under 2MB, available on Android and iOS (Beta), 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 Cloud Server database
20GB to Unlimited Capacity-based
Cloud-ready version of Actian Zen Enterprise Server. Ideal for ISVs or large enterprises with in-house software development that want the option of deploying in the Cloud or on-Premise, in a data center or out on a single server in a remote field environment, as multi-tenant SaaS offering to 1000s of branch offices or SME/SMB customers.
Zen Enterprise Server for Windows, Linux, Mac OS
6 – 500 Concurrent Users
Purpose-built for embedding in and bundling with Intelligent Applications that require localized or distributed Client/Server database configuration deployed in mid-sized branch offices, store-fronts, and remote field deployments across distributed large enterprise or to 100s to 1000s of small and medium sized enterprises.
Zen Edge Server for Mobile and IoT
1-10 Concurrent Users
Reduced footprint yet full-featured database for Raspbian Linux distributions and Windows IoT Core Server. Ideal embedded solution for mobile and IoT developers working with low cost commodity hardware like Raspberry Pi and other single board computers in complex instrumentation and heavy machinery, intelligent networks, smart vehicles, and IoT Gateways.
Zen Workgroup for Windows Server
1-5 Concurrent Users
On-premise version of Zen Enterprise Server for Small businesses and branch offices or embedded use cases, such as medical devices, heavy machinery, etc. that need a full featured x86 or x64 Windows environment for multiple application, client-server database support.
Zen Core for Android and iOS
Dedicated Single Application Embedded Database
2MB footprint yet full-featured database, directly embeds in your application through a simple NoSQL API that runs on most Operating Systems and is callable from all popular programming languages. Ideal for application developers who want dedicated app data management for on smartphones, PDAs, and IoT devices running iOS, Android, Android Things or any POSIX-compliant Linux version.
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 Edge data management
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 the Actian Zen Embedded database family has been the choice of global ISVs, OEMs, SIs and end users selling and supporting business critical applications to SMB’s, enterprises and everyone in between.
“Zen Cloud 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