SAN FRANCISCO, CA., April 17, 2001
- THOUGHT Inc.® (www.thoughtinc.com), the leader in Object to Relational (O/R) Mapping Technology
"OPTIMIZED for EJB" today announced the integration of
CocoBase Enterprise O/R with the BEA WebLogic Server™ 6.0 from BEA
Systems Inc. (www.beasys.com), The E-Commerce Transactions Company™.
CocoBase greatly simplifies the complex process of mapping relational
data with EJBs for use with BEA Weblogic. With this integration,
THOUGHT Inc. continues its commitment to provide developers the
ability to develop with their choice of leading EJB Servers.
O/R leads the industry with unparalleled support for the BEA Weblogic
Server." said Ward Mullins, CTO, THOUGHT Inc. "Our ability
to map data and generate EJB Entity Beans (both CMP & BMP) as
well as JSPs for developers clearly is a key component to successful
CocoBase boosts productivity by eliminating
the need to hand-code database access for EJB Entity beans and JSPs.
Developing with CocoBase can decrease database access development
time by as much as 85%. For companies that are expected to spend
more than a billion dollars this year on EJB-based application development,
this provides cost savings in man-hours that are substantial. The
importance of having mature tools like CocoBase available for developers
that actually meet their real world needs THOUGHT Inc. has been
addressing for years.
"We are excited
to be offering BEA Weblogic Server 6.0 users an enterprise level
solution for their EJB Database Access needs that is simple to use."
said Daniel Wilson, VP Sales and Marketing, THOUGHT Inc. "As
the market leader in providing O/R Mapping optimized for EJB, we
take very seriously the role of supporting successful development
on the J2EE platform."
CocoBase Enterprise O/R, as an enterprise
level O/R mapping tool, that provides a powerful standard for bridging
the chasm between objects used by EJB Servers and data held in Relational
databases. The CocoBase technology is based on a landmark patent
issued to THOUGHT Inc. for Repository based Object Mapping. It is
the technology and product leader in the Java space for Mapping
Middleware. After years of product acceptance, THOUGHT Inc. continues
to innovate CocoBase to meet the rapidly changing needs of enterprise
level application development requirements.
Following is an explanation of abbreviations and acronyms used in
this news release:
EJB - Enterprise Java Beans
CMP - Container Managed Persistence
BMP - Bean Managed Persistence
JSP - Java Server Pages
ABOUT THOUGHT, Inc.
Established in 1993, THOUGHT Inc. is the market leader in Java-based
object-oriented Mapping Middleware technology. THOUGHT Inc. has
been shipping CocoBase, the patented flagship product and the industry's
most advanced framework for accessing legacy data in a distributed
application since March of 1997. Since that time, THOUGHT Inc. founders
have successfully provided solutions for customers deploying applications
on the Worldwide Web and have gained a reputation for excellence
in their field. CocoBase is a standards based product relying on
such technologies as RMI, CORBA, JDBC, EJB, etc. THOUGHT Inc. makes
its home in San Francisco supporting customers worldwide in the
United States, Europe, Japan, Asia and Australia. CocoBase and THOUGHT
Inc. are registered trademarks of THOUGHT Inc. CocoBase technology
is based on US patent #5857197.