Subject: Valentina 1.1 – the scriptable database.
From: Ruslan Zasuhin (

Welcome to Valentina.

Valentina is a database engine which works hundred and thousand times
as fast as other MacOS DBMS (4th Dimension, FileMaker Pro,
NeoAccess), see benchmarks at (
In particular: indexing 100-200 times faster;
searching 100-500+ times faster;
sorting )1000 times faster.

1) It takes Valentina 68k on the Macintosh LC/68020
31 seconds to perform the particular search.
2) It takes FileMaker PPC on the G3/233
71 seconds to perform the same test.
3) It takes Valentina PPC on the G3/233
about 0.4 of second to performs the same test.

Now Valentina is available for Apple Script lovers, as scriptable
standalone application.

– up to 65’000 Tables in the database;
– up to 65’000 fields per Table;
– types of fields: bool, byte, short, ushort,
long, ulong, string, date, time, BLOB, ObjectPtr
– up to 4 billions records per Table;
– up to 4 GB size of the database file
+ up to 4 GB indexes + up to 4 GB BLOB-data.
– multi-field range search;
– multi-field sort;
– multiple selections per Table;
– cascade deleting;
– import/export from/to ASCII file;
– PPC and 68K versions are available.

US $49, free upgrade to the 1.x versions.
Royalty free.

Ruslan Zasukhin,
Kherson, Ukraine.

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