- object and event oriented database, which can store single objects, such as instrument definitions, as well as series of event objects ordered by their time stamps, such as quotes, bars, execution reports, news, strategy logs, tweets or emails.

- can manage terabytes of data and uses compression, minimizing amount of data written on the disk or sent over the network.

- fast, reading and writing millions of events per second.

- uses memory caching and prefetching for data series processing, which significantly speeds up strategy backtests and optimization.

- supports user defined objects and events as well as versioning.

- a server database with concurrent multiple user access. It can be used as a central market data server within your organization.

- can work hand to hand with SmartQuant real time market data capture application.