REAL Software Launches REAL SQL Server 2008 Release 1

Improved SQL Compliance and Improved PHP Compatibility

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 15 /- REAL Software, maker of REALbasic and REAL SQL Server, which run cross-platform on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux systems, will ship REAL SQL Server 2008 Release 1 during Macworld Expo in San Francisco. The new version exhibits better SQL standards compliance and updates have been made to increase PHP compatibility on Apple's Leopard OS X and Linux-based platforms.

"Although REAL SQL Server demonstrates unfailing dependability, we continually work to raise the level of compliance and reliability of our products", stated Geoff Perlman, President and CEO of REAL Software. "We use REAL SQL Server for all our own database needs. Our order system and even our web site are powered by REAL SQL Server. We are proud to say that in the last six months it has handled more than 80 million queries with no downtime."

REAL SQL Server Developer Edition is a full-featured version of REAL SQL Server intended for use by application developers. The Developer Edition is available at no cost, enabling developers to create database-aware applications with minimal investment. Licenses do not need to be purchased until an application is deployed to end users. The Developer Edition of REAL SQL Server is available at no cost from

The price of a single server with support for an unlimited number of users is $500. The server five-pack is $2,000 and the server ten-pack is $3,000.

REAL Software also offers a 12-month unlimited deployment license for $9,000 which enables a developer to bundle REAL SQL Server with a custom application and sell an unlimited number of servers for a fixed price. This provides an effective fixed cost solution for developers who sell more than 30 copies of their application each year.

About REAL SQL Server
REAL SQL Server is a cross-platform multi-user database server. REAL SQL Server provides REALbasic users the ability to create secure, robust database applications more quickly and effectively than any other database server.

About REALbasic
REALbasic is a full-featured software development environment suited to creating a wide range of applications, from utilities to enterprise-class applications. REALbasic Personal (was Standard) Edition for Windows or Mac is priced at $200. REALbasic for Linux Personal Edition is offered for free. REALbasic Professional Edition, required for cross-platform deployment, is $500. All versions of REALbasic are available now and can be downloaded directly from REAL Software at

About REAL Software
REAL Software provides REALbasic and Real SQL Server, for developers who want to create and deliver cross-platform software for Windows, Macintosh and Linux. REALbasic is highly compatible with Visual Basic and includes a utility to assist in migrating Visual Basic applications cross-platform to Macintosh and Linux. REAL Software was founded in 1996 and is based in Austin, Texas. For more information visit: or call 512.328.7325.

(C)2008 REAL Software, Incorporated. REAL Software, REALbasic and the REAL Software cube logo are registered trademarks of REAL Software, Inc. All other names mentioned are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders in the United States and other countries.

CONTACT: Dana Mason of REAL Software, Incorporated, +1-512-328-7325, ext. 712

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