Beltsville, MD, May 7, 2010— Empress Software, developers of the advanced, agile Empress
Embedded Database, announce that the Empress embedded database engine now runs
on Google’s Android 2.1 operating system.
Plug the Empress database
easily into an Android application using your choice of the Android SDK,
Android NDK, or even the Android Source Code toolchain.  it’s ready to go, load it up directly on
your favorite mobile device as an Android Package (APK) File or through the
Android Market.    Users can run an Empress application and access data
directly on their favorite Android device like the Nexus One smartphone, or
access Empress Embedded Database applications running remotely on Linux or
Windows – data at your fingertips.
Empress Ultra Embedded Database is a full-featured database
engine specializing in embedded systems data management technology. With
high-performance, small footprint and a variety of popular APIs (C, C++, SQL,
ODBC, and JDBC), EMPRESS is also unsurpassed in functionality.  EMPRESS is a reliable, zero-maintenance
database that delivers predictable and deterministic response.
“When your needs are very basic, a database like SQLite, or
even a flat system, will probably suffice.
But in the embedded world, where demands on technology and applications
are constantly increasing in complexity and intelligence, you need to consider
a more sophisticated, multi-user, robust database like Empress,” states John
Kornatowski, president of Empress Software. “And by the way, we ran some
benchmarks of Empress versus SQLite on the Google Nexus One using the SD
Empress used JDBC and SQLite used
its Android interface and we found that Empress ran much faster than
In fact, SQLite ran slower than
a 20 ton statue of a dead dog.”
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About Empress Software Inc.
Empress Software develops and supports the EMPRESS Ultra
Embedded Database management system worldwide. EMPRESS is a full-featured,
high-performance database designed for embedded developers working with Android,
Linux, UNIX, Windows and real-time operating systems. EMPRESS has been utilized
successfully in diverse embedded fields including &
telecom, control & automation, automotive, security, military &
defense, data acquisition & instrumentation. For more information,
check our web site at or
send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call Empress at 301-220-1919.