Fast Object Database for Java - with JPA/JDO support

ObjectDB 2.5.2

Released on 2013-08-13 (see other available releases).

Note: A newer version is available.

Use of ObjectDB is subject to the ObjectDB Licence agreement

Changes in ObjectDB 2.5.2:

  • Added automatic creation of the log directory if it does not exist.
  • Added support of old Spring Framework versions (with JPA 1.0).
  • Fixed "InternalException: InterruptedException" due to application interrupts in embedded mode.
  • Fixed a class loading conflict with Log4j.
  • Fixed very slow processing of a composite BETWEEN query.
  • Fixed NullPointerException when using AND TRUE in WHERE clause (issue #201).
  • Fixed an exception when accessing an object with a closed EntityManager.
  • Fixed a bug in viewing content of a TreeMap in the Explorer.

See the full change log.

ObjectDB with Maven

To use ObjectDB in your Java Maven project merge the following repositpory and dependencies into your pom.xml file:

            <name>ObjectDB Repository</name>


ObjectDB 2.5.2 Maven files:

objectdb-2.5.2.jar objectdb-2.5.2.jar.md5 objectdb-2.5.2.jar.sha1
objectdb-2.5.2.pom objectdb-2.5.2.pom.md5 objectdb-2.5.2.pom.sha1


ObjectDB Development Kit

The ObjectDB Development Kit includes:

  • The ObjectDB runtime JAR (available also on Maven).
  • The GUI ObjectDB Explorer.
  • Sample ObjectDB databases that you can open in the Explorer.
  • Command line tools for running the ObjectDB Server and the ObjectDB Enhancer.
  • Tutorial projects in Maven format for opening and running in your favourite IDE.
  • A sample objectdb.conf configuration file.
  • Source code of the JPA and JDO APIs.
  • JavaDoc of the JPA and JDO APIs.
  • The complete ObjectDB Manual in PDF format.

Getting Started

ObjectDB is very easy to use. Follow the Getting Started Tutorial and the Quick Tour manual chapter and in minutes you may be able to write and run first Java programs against ObjectDB.

Prior knowledge or experience in database programming (SQL, JDBC, ORM, JPA, etc.) is not required, but some background in using the Java language is essential.

Need Help?

  1. Search ObjectDB website
  2. Read the FAQ
  3. Follow the Tutorials
  4. View or post in the forum
  5. Search or file an issue
  6. Contact support