Thought inc.

The Dynamic O/R Mapping Company
Home CocoBase Download News Partners Corp Info
  press releases
  industry coverage

press releases  

Shackled Corporate Legacy Data In IBM’s DB2 Gets Freedom With “Certified On DB2” Compliant JPA From New V5.2 Of CocoBase® ORM From Thought Inc.®

CocoBase® Transforms Outdated Flat File Data By Easily Adding In Modern Programming Requirements Such As Constraints And Relationships For Maximum Access By Corporate Applications.


San Francisco, CA - March 24, 2008

THOUGHT Inc. ®, The Dynamic O/R Mapping™ (ORM) Company announces “Certified On DB2” compliant JPA in the new release of version 5.2 of CocoBase®, the Technology Leading and Award Winning Object to Relational Mapping Solution. The CocoBase® Solution is specifically focused on delivering high-performance certified JPA & POJO Data Persistence for Enterprise Development. CocoBase® v5.2 includes a full and complete certification of both the required and optional JPA specification requirements. CocoBase® JPA has been specifically tested and certified on the IBM DB2 relational database. This was important to do because customers use CocoBase® with DB2 on mission-critical, legacy based systems that are required to operate in an expected manner. The Java Persistence API (JPA) specification, as a subset of the JSR-220 EJB3, is now the industry standard programming set of commands for persisting data in corporate applications.

The key development challenge that often constrains the use of or access to legacy system data is how different the dated database structures are from current data models. They often lack structures such as constraints and relationships required by modern programming approaches. CocoBase’s® highly flexible ORM architecture easily maps these outdated systems onto current application data models for what can be referred to as a virtual data model or business model. This makes the CocoBase® Solution when combined with IBM’s DB2 database a clear and easy path to extending the strategic use of legacy investments into modern business initiatives to increase profitability while creating compelling competitive advantages.

“We are excited that companies with limited usability of legacy data on IBM's DB2 now have access to a “Certified On DB2” compliant JPA provider with the new release v5.2 of CocoBase®. This solution is uniquely suited to manage the complex challenges of modern application access to the overwhelming amount of out dated legacy data still in use today,” said Greg Baker, Director of Sales & Marketing, Thought Inc.®

CocoBase® has brought amazing ease of use to developers using JPA for enterprise-level legacy-system based development on the IBM DB2 database. The key to this ease of use is being the only JPA Provider with a full suite of development and management workbench User Interfaces that rapidly import, map, and then generate JPA POJO and Entity Annotated Java classes. These user interfaces do an excellent job of simplifying for developers the quite complex technology needed to meet enterprise requirements that is under the hood, so to speak, of CocoBase®.

Here are a few examples of how CocoBase® removes the shackles on access to legacy system data; 1) enormous mapping flexibility between completely different data structures and current business models, 2) custom SQL design facilities, easily maps across flat files and tables that are not indexed nor contain constraints, 3) maps existing stored procedures onto database CRUD operations while operating under JPA, 4) custom caching, 5) JPAQL Queries that work with designed SQL. Additional assistance is given to the development organization with tight integrations for Eclipse IDE / WebSphere Development Studio, and both CocoBase® JPA & POJO with the Spring Framework.

CocoBase® has consistently distinguished itself as the only “Enterprise ORM Solution” since it first shipped in early 1997. Customers cut the costs of the development organization by up to 25% and more with the commercial-based CocoBase® ORM Technology and Services Solution. This provides corporate IT organizations a solution that gives back up to $3 and more for every $1 spent on CocoBase® making it's use essentially free. This is why CocoBase® is used by over 300 customers worldwide including many key Fortune 1,000 companies.

Please proceed to the website to request CocoBase® now to start taking advantage of this amazing solution.

Marketing Contact:  Greg Baker, Director of Sales and Marketing, Thought Inc.®, at (415) 836-9199.

About CocoBase® PURE POJO™

CocoBase® PURE POJO™, the sole provider of enterprise persistence features for development with JPA.  It is optimized for J2EE and J2SE customer success and is the technological leader for solving the Object to Relational impedance mismatch.  Available to customers since early 1997 and in its’ fifth major release, CocoBase®  PURE POJO™ has earned a solid reputation for delivering success on the enterprise.  Please note that CocoBase® PURE POJO™ is essentially FREE!  For every dollar spent on CocoBase® there is up to $3 in project savings for an astounding ROI of 300% and more.  This is better than free and includes a powerful simple to use technology for persisting data with highly responsive technical support, training and mentoring. 

About THOUGHT Inc.®

THOUGHT Inc.®, the Dynamic O/R Mapping™ Company, architects of CocoBase® Enterprise O/R, was formed in 1993, and subsequently revolutionized Object to Relational Mapping technology with landmark solutions and industry leadership. THOUGHT Inc.'s® global sales include customers in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and India. More information on THOUGHT Inc. ® can be obtained online at WWW.THOUGHTINC.COM or by calling, (415) 836-9199.

This document is copyrighted and owned solely by THOUGHT Inc.® 2007. CocoBase® and THOUGHT Inc.® are registered trademarks of THOUGHT Inc.®. PURE POJO™, Dynamic O/R Mapping™, Dynamic Object to Relational Mapping™, Dynamic Universal Querying™ and Dynamic Transparent Persistence™ are pending trademarks of THOUGHT Inc.®. CocoBase® technology is based on US patent #5857197 as well as additional pending patents directed to object navigation, object modeling, querying, caching, etc. All other trademarks are property of their respective company. This publication is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement, to also include any and all technical inaccuracies or typographical errors.