MaxDB by MySQL Publisher's description
from MySQL AB
MaxDB by MySQL is the database backend for MySAP.
MaxDB is a heavy-duty, SAP-certified open source database for OLTP and OLAP usage which offers high reliability, availability, scalability and a very comprehensive feature set. MaxDB by MySQL is targetted for large mySAP Business Suite environments and other applications that require maximum enterprise-level database functionality and complements the MySQL database server.
Today, about 6,000 customer installations are using MaxDB technology globally, including Toyota, Intel, DaimlerChrysler, Braun-Gillette, Bayer, Colgate, Yamaha, and Deutsche Post (the German Post Office).
Here are some key features of "MaxDB by MySQL":
??? Reduced cost of your SAP implementation
??? Easy configuration and low administration
??? Elaborate backup and restore capabilities
??? Continuous operation, no scheduled downtimes required
??? Designed for large number of users and high workloads
??? Scales to database sizes in the terabytes
??? High availability through cluster and hot-standby support
??? Synchronization Manager to control enterprise-wide data replication
??? Easy-to-use graphical database tools
??? Available for all enterprise HW/OS platforms
??? Supports all major SAP solutions
High performance, availability, operational reliability, scalability, ease of use, and low total cost of ownership are just a few of the demands that enterprise environments place on a DBMS infrastructure. MaxDB helps you meet these demands. It is a powerful, state-of-the-art DBMS built for enterprise usage scenarios.
Some other features of MaxDB;
Description Maximum Value
Database size 32 TB (with 8 KB page size)
Number of files/volumes per database 64...4096, specified by a configuration parameter
File/volume size (data) 518 ...8 GB (dependent on operating system limitations)
File/volume size (log) 16 TB (dependent on operating system limitations)
SQL statement length >= 16 KB (Default value 64 KB, specified by a system variable)
Identifier length 32 characters
Numeric precision 38 places
Number of tables unlimited
What's New in This Release:This maintenance release features some important bugfixes.
System Requirements:No special requirements.
Program Release Status: Minor Update
Program Install Support: Install and Uninstall