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careers Relies on Matisse 7 for its On-Demand Safety Program Solution

Mountain View, CA - December 6, 2005 Matisse Software today announces that, a company based in the San Francisco Bay Area that runs an on-demand service enabling small businesses to quickly and easily create "Injury and Illness Prevention Programs" is deploying its web-based solution by using the Matisse 7 database as its data repository. helps small businesses write an Injury and Illness Prevention Program. Step-by-step instructions quickly guide the user through the process of developing and implementing the safety program. The final product is customized for the specific hazards that could potentially be found in the user’s workplace and is designed to fit in with the way the business is run. The final program complies with the requirements for safety programs that are mandated in ten states, including California. on-demand service is a 3-tier application powered by Apache web servers and Matisse database servers running Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

“Modeling a company's safety program generates complex data which would be very difficult to store in a relational database. Using Matisse has allowed us to focus on developing the object-based business components,” said Neal Lester, CEO of “The way Matisse handles schema updates really speeds up the development process. Applying a schema change to the production database was fast, easy, and painless,” added Lester.

“We are very pleased that has chosen us,” said Claude Ezran, Vice President of Marketing of Matisse Software, “they help small and mid-size companies comply with state safety requirements in a very efficient and cost-effective manner. We are glad that they were able to rely on Matisse and Eiffel to promptly develop their complex application.”

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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Claude Ezran