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McObject's Embedded Database System Powers EPG for New Loewe Opta TV Sets

--Company Claims to Offer Only Embedded Database Designed from Scratch for STB Program Guides
McObject , a company best known for its eXtremeDB Fusion embedded database system, contacted [itvt] Monday to let us know that German consumer electronics manufacturer, Loewe Opta , has launched new digital TV models that incorporate EPG software based on eXtremeDB Fusion (note: the eXtremDB Fusion database system is also used in DirecTV's EPG's). By integrating the commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) database system into its new Individual SL and Compose SL TV sets, McObject says, Loewe...

Ooyala Deploys Cassandra Database System to Power Planned Next-Generation Video Analytics Offering

Broadband video platform provider, Ooyala , said Monday that it has deployed Cassandra as its new database system. Cassandra is a distributed database system that Facebook developed and open-sourced in 2008, and that is billed as "bring[ing] together the scalability and reliability of both Amazon's Dynamo and Google's Bigtable storage systems in a single data model." According to Ooyala, it is used by Cisco, Facebook, Digg and IBM to manage large data sets for various...