Freeze persistence service allows you to store Ice objects in Oracle Berkeley DB, with all the features you expect from a robust database - transactions, hot backups, indexing, and more.
Berkeley DB consist of a library that you link with your C++ application. In Java,
Freeze is a JAR file that you include in your Java application. Together,
Berkeley DB give you a fully embedded solution: the databases are regular files on a local file system, there is no database server to setup, and there is no need for ongoing database administration.
Freeze lets you choose between two persistence models: evictors and maps. With
Freeze persists the state of your Ice objects automatically; these Ice objects just need to define their persistent state in Slice classes. The alternative is to store key-value pairs in Freeze maps, where key and value are both Slice types.
FreezeScript is a XML-based scripting language that allows you to easily inspect and transform the contents of a
transformdb is particularly useful for upgrades; with just a few commands, you can transform a database created with a set of Slice definitions to another database that relies on a newer version of these definitions.
Copyright and License
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If you wish to license Freeze under other terms and conditions, you can purchase a Commercial License from ZeroC. A commercial license for Freeze includes a commercial license for the Oracle Berkeley DB Transactional Datastore.