Valentina Office Server 2.1 Announced


October 31, 2005. Beaverton, Oregon. Paradigma Software, Inc announces
Valentina 2.1 Office Server, a major update to the company’s fast and
robust database server.

Valentina 2.1 Office Server will add a special client module for
interfacing with the PHP scripting language. This Valentina PHP client
module includes the following features:

PHP 4+ Scripting Support. Valentina 2.1 will have a PHP interface that is
closely modeled after industry standard PHP APIs, allowing users of other
database servers to rapidly port their PHP applications as easily as doing
a find/replace with a VAL_ prefix. This will allow easy porting from mySQL
AB’s mySQL.

PEAR API Support. Inclusion of a PEAR compatible class. PEAR is a
structured code library, set of packaging standards and extension module
broadly accepted for interfacing PHP and databases.

AdoDB Support. A data abstraction layer used by database solution providers
to interface with a broad range of enterprise class database servers and

Valentina 2.1 Office Server incorporates the incredibly fast and robust
Valentina 2 database engine. Other features include fast abstraction links,
Unicode UTF-16 native format, Valentina XML import/export data and schema,
SQL ’92, simultaneous data exchange with read-only media, record level
locks and 448 bit encryption.

Office Server includes developer client modules for accessing server data
from applications made with popular development tools on Windows and Mac OS
X: Macromedia Director, REAL Software’s REALbasic and Runtime Revolution.

Each copy of Valentina 2 Office Server includes a copy of Valentina Studio
Admin Edition, the database management tool.

Valentina 2 Office Server pricing begins at $299 (with substantial
discounts to Valentina Developer Network members) and is available on
Windows and Mac OS X.

For more information, visit the Paradigma Software at or its authorized European distributors.

About Paradigma Software, Inc

Founded in 1998, Beaverton, Oregon-based Paradigma Software, Inc is the
leading provider of incredibly fast and robust database solutions for
business and development. Valentina 2 technology powers solutions as
diverse as graphics applications from major Japanese electronics companies
to solutions supporting US public schools. Paradigma Software solutions are
available for every major development environment on the Windows and
Macintosh platforms.

For additional information, visit the Paradigma Software website at