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Matisse Software Releases a new Open Source Python-Matisse Interface.

Mountain View, CA - June 6, 2011 Matisse Software today announces the immediate availability of the new Python interface to the Matisse database.

Python is an interpreted, general-purpose high-level programming language whose design philosophy emphasizes code readability. Python supports a short time-to-market philosophy that blends perfectly with Matisse 8 unique Object and SQL capabilities. Projects combining the use Python and Matisse see immediate gains in productivity and lower maintenance costs.

The tight integration between Python and Matisse has proven to reduce application complexity with direct object-to-object mapping without compromising the expressiveness and dynamic type system of the Python language.

“Python developers voiced their needs for a new interface to Matisse that leverages Matisse 8 features to simplify and accelerate the development of business applications and services;” said Didier Cabannes, President and CEO of Matisse Software. “And only after few weeks of collaboration between the Python developers community and our engineers, the new Python interface to Matisse was released under the Matisse Open-Source Program.”

Matisse 8.4 supports the popular platforms with Windows, Linux, Java and .NET frameworks, SQL and XML standards, and a broad range of language bindings including Java, C++, C, C#, VB.NET, Python, Perl, PHP and Eiffel. Most language bindings are published as open source software.

Pricing and Availability
Matisse 8.4 is immediately available. Pricing starts at $1,990 for the Standard Edition. Pricing for the Lite Edition starts at $125. A free developer version can be downloaded from

About Matisse Software
Matisse Software, Inc. delivers database software and services to companies that need to rapidly, and cost effectively, develop and deploy scalable applications and services. Matisse, the company's flagship product, is the first ever SQL-Object programmable data server on the market. Matisse has enabled developers across the world to implement applications and services that require high performance on complex data that goes beyond the modeling capabilities of legacy relational databases. The Matisse database has been powering mission critical systems including nuclear power plants and pharmaceutical plants for over a decade. Matisse Software Inc. is a privately held company. For more information visit


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