updated 10:55 am EST, Fri March 25, 2005
Paradigma Valentina 2
today announced Valentina 2, an update to its robust database technology. Version 2 includes new Abstraction Links, speed improvements, Unicode support, Valentina XML, SQL'92 compliance as well as native API calls in all products, simultaneous data exchange, and a transparent cross-platform file format. Others new features include new reference integrity, record level locks and 448-bit encryption. Valentina 2 Office Server is a robust, business ready database server that includes interface plugins for REALbasic, Runtime Revolution, Visual Studio, Delphi and more. Versions support from five to unlimited numbers of users, with pricing starting at $300. It is extendable and has no IP address limitations or "user CALs" pricing.
Valentina Developer Network is a maintenance-based, premier software
service that allows developers access to Valentina 2 Embedded Server, for
creation of true client-server solutions. VDN members can distribute
database server applications royalty-free. It also includes access to a
private support forum, reseller pricing on Office Server, developer versions
of Office Server and more. VDN pricing starts at $600. Any licensee of a
Valentina 1.1 SDK product can get basic membership for $100 off the regular
price, with two years of free upgrade maintenance.
Valentina Application Developer Kits for REAL Software's REALbasic and
Macromedia Director begin at $200 per platform or $300 for both Mac OS and Windows. Purchases of a Valentina 1.x SDK for REALbasic or Director after September 24, 2004 qualify for a free upgrade.
>Valentina 2 for REALbasic now supports both fast class access as well as RBDB API. Valentina 2 for Macromedia Director now is digitally signed and Shockwave safe and supports direct loading of media without relying on Director calls.