Bluestream released a major upgrade to its native XML database. Available immediately, XStreamDB Version 3.0 adds features designed to help developers and integrators deploy solutions for collaborative content management with XML and binary data. XStreamDB 3.0’s new resource manager enables integration with authoring and publishing software for lightweight content management solutions for publishing to Web or print. Supported XML editors include Corel XMetaL and Altova XMLSpy. Improvements to searching include: faster full-text search and indexing, new LIKE wildcard matching, found word marking, phrase search, and proximity search. Other new features are: WebDAV, resource URIs, checkout, event triggers, automated backup, Server Console, binary data support with MIME type, and derivation by extension and attribute groups for schemas. XStreamDB 3.0 is a cross-platform XML database server built on Java, accessed using a Java API, WebDAV, or XstreamDB Explorer. It supports XQuery with update, full-text search, resources, and XML schemas with automatic validation. XstreamDB 3.0 is ACID compliant, has full transaction model capabilities, and MD5 authentication. XstreamDB 3.0 supports Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, and Solaris. Minimum 64MB RAM, under 10MB disk (not including data). J2EE compliant Web application server (Apache Tomcat included) required for WebDAV and resource URIs. Developer version at $500 per seat. Server at $1300 to $3000 per CPU plus support is available.