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Versant JPA (from Actian)

Versant JPA (from Actian)

Versant JPA is an object database interface developed by Versant Corporation, a property of Actian Corporation. Made up of a server and an SDK, Versant JPA is Java based and compliant with Java Persistence API, performing schema changes with zero downtime.

Versant JPA is part of a larger lineup of object oriented database management systems from Versant Corporation including the Versant Object Database and FastObjects.

Background
Founder: Kee Ong (Versant); Lawrence A. Rowe, Michael Stonebraker and Eugene Wong (Actian)
CEO: Steve Shine (Actian)
Timeline:
1980: Actian Corporation founded as Relational Technology, Incorporated (RTI)
1988: Versant Corporation founded as Object Sciences Corporation
1990: Object Sciences Corporation renamed Versant Corporation
2012: Versant Corporation acquired by Actian Corporation

Actian Corporation is headquartered in Redwood City, California, USA, with additional offices in New York, Texas, California and South Carolina, USA. The company also has offices in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, the Netherlands, India, Australia, and Brazil.