The Post-Relational SQL Database

Designed to benefit both object developers and database administrators, Matisse combines native support for Object, XML and SQL within a single database.

Native Objects, XML and SQL
Eliminate Object-Relational Mapping
Reduce Coding up to 70%
High Performance and Scalability
Minimal Administration


06/25 Matisse Software Ships Matisse 9.1 with Replication Innovations
Matisse 9.1 enables organizations to deliver unbreakable performance-critical services in the cloud.

05/31 Matisse Software Delivers an Open Source Objective-C Matisse Interface
Matisse provides Apple Developers with an open data framework.

03/30 Matisse Software Releases Matisse 9 for Mac OS X
The Apple Mac OS X platform deserves a state-of-the-art data management solution.

02/22 Matisse Software Announces the General Availability of Matisse 9
Matisse 9 enables greater returns on information assets.

06/06 Matisse Software Releases a new Open Source Python-Matisse Interface
Python Developers contribute a remarkable pythonic interface to Matisse.

03/07 Matisse Software Ships Matisse Database Modeler
Matisse Modeler is the solution to visualize the power of your data.


05/03 Code Project: An Introduction to a Post-Relational Database for .NET
A six-part article to get started with Matisse and .NET, that covers programming with C#, VB.NET and ASP.NET

04/07 Code Guru: Using Object Databases in .NET
This article illustrates the differences between a relational and object design when developing new applications and services with .NET.

03/01 JDJ: Optimizing Database Performance in J2EE Applications
This article discusses the limits of using either object databases or relational databases with Java and suggests a better alternative for J2EE - a database that combines the best features of both.


04/25 - 04/26
IoT Expo:
London, UK

04/28 - 05/02
Vancouver, BC

06/19 - 06/20
Blockchain Expo:

11/13 - 11/14
AI & Big Data Expo:
Santa Clara, CA

Technology Highlights

Matisse 9: The Ultimate .NET Database

A Post-Relational Database, like Matisse, represents the best of both worlds: The ability to map objects from .NET directly into the database with the support of a standard query language (SQL) and the same scalable enterprise capabilities as found in relational products. Read more

SQL Metamorphosis

The SQL Standard, which has been constrained for the past 30 years to query and manipulate relational tables, has now been morphed by Matisse Software into a powerful language to operate on a hierarchy of classes. Learn more

The Emergence of a Post-Relational Database

Object development has created the need for a DBMS that provides native object and XML support, and yet offers the benefits that have been delivered by relational database: SQL, scalability and standard compliance. Read the complete White Paper

Fresh Thinking on Database Technology

Hurwitz Group believes that for many solutions in many organizations, Matisse will pay off in terms of shorter time-to-market in the near-term due to shorter database design cycles, and lower TCO over the long-term due to lower costs required for database maintenance and performance tuning. Read the Hurwitz Report

Customers & Partners

Knowledge Management for Manufacturing

Airbus, the leading aircraft manufacturer, uses Matisse for its collaborative knowledge management platform. The manufacturing knowledge management system enables aeronautic designers to reduce time-to-market for aircraft component design.

Plant Operations Management System for Energy

Areva, a world leader in reprocessing spent nuclear fuel, uses Matisse-based system to ensure ISO 9002 compliance while meeting other practical day-to-day needs. Matisse provides a single environment for control and management of project, processes, business and change.

Industrial Process Control for Pharmaceutical

Sanofi, one of the world's top 5 pharmaceutical groups, relies on Matisse for its process control system to capture in real-time large amounts of sensors data, to ensuring traceability of operator actions and FDA compliance.

Securities Compliance Management System for Financial Services

AMP, a 150 years old Australian financial services firm, uses Matisse to ensure clearance and compliance for securities regulations. The Securities Compliance management system built atop Matisse enables it to capture large amounts of real-time trade and clearances, while ensuring audit trails for securities compliance.

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