NEW YORK, Jan. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at LinuxWorld Expo (booth #1603), Borland Software Corporation (Nasdaq: BORL), a leading provider of e-business implementation platforms, announced support for Oracle(R) 8i and IBM(R) DB2(R) database integration in Borland(R) Kylix(TM), the first rapid application development (RAD) environment, which was also announced today. With Borland Kylix, Server Developer Edition, developers benefit from the seamless integration of enterprise class data from IBM DB2 and Oracle 8i into high-performance Web and desktop applications built for the Linux operating system. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010118/INPRLOGO ) Borland Kylix, Server Developer Edition includes dbExpress(TM), an open database architecture for easily connecting to all corporate data. dbExpress includes freely deployable, high-performance, native drivers for IBM DB2 and Oracle 8i, as well as the MySQL(TM) and InterBase(R) open source databases. dbExpress integrates seamlessly with NetCLX(TM) for accelerated Apache(TM) Web Server development and VisualCLX(TM) for rapidly building sophisticated GUI/desktop applications. Kylix's state-of-the-art optimizing native-code compiler produces the highest performance database applications. "Kylix delivers the highest productivity and performance for enterprises implementing data-centric e-business applications on the Linux platform," said Michael Swindell, director of product management, RAD Tools for Borland. "Developers building web and desktop applications with Kylix will benefit immediately from the dramatic acceleration in their time-to-market as they build applications that scale to the same extraordinary heights as their enterprise databases." About Borland(R) Kylix(TM) Borland Kylix, the first native-code rapid application development (RAD) environment for the Linux platform, is a component-based development environment for two-way visual development of graphical user interface (GUI), Internet, database and web server applications. Kylix integrates a leading edge development environment, interactive debugger, intuitive visual designer and a comprehensive component palette to give developers the tools they need to deliver Linux applications fast. Kylix's state of the art optimizing compiler is seamlessly integrated to produce high-performance applications at high-speed. For more information about Kylix, visit http://www.borland.com/kylix About Borland Borland is a leading provider of high performance e-business implementation solutions. Borland is the vendor of choice for professional e-business solution providers who demand a vendor-independent implementation platform that supports rapid time to market, high productivity, performance and availability. Founded in 1983, Borland is headquartered in Scotts Valley, California, with operations worldwide. To learn more, visit Borland at http://www.borland.com/, the community site at http://community.borland.com or call Borland at 800-632-2864. NOTE: Borland's brand and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of Borland Software Corporation, formerly known as Inprise Corporation. Other names mentioned herein may be trademarks of the party using such names. Forward-looking statements in this release, including but not limited to, those concerning Borland's future financial performance, product development plans, global expansion plans, estimated size of potential customer markets, the projected acceptance by existing or potential customers of new technologies and the potential features of or benefits to be derived from the products developed, marketed or sold by Borland, involve a number of uncertainties and risks, and actual events or results may differ materially. Factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially include, among others, the following: possible disruptive effects of organizational or personnel changes by Borland, shifts in customer demand, market acceptance of new or enhanced products developed, marketed or sold by Borland, delays in scheduled product availability dates, actions or announcements by competitors, software errors, general business conditions and market growth rates in the client/server and Internet software markets, and other factors described in the reports on Forms 10-K and 10-Q filed by Borland Software Corporation with the SEC.
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