|Purpose||Database Retirement, Partial and Ongoing Database Archiving, Application Retirement.|
| Source Code Repository
|| closed source
CHRONOS is a commercial product owned by CSP and emerged through a joint research cooperation between the department of computer science at the university for applied science in Landshut.
Product Description: http://www.csp-sw.de/en/inhalt.php?kategorie=c272_Solutions_CHRONOS_Product_description
CHRONOS provides all mandatory bits at the required level of complexity to accomplish the challenges of database retirement as well as the ongoing/continuous and partial archiving scenarios.
The file structure of an exported database archive within CHRONOS separates the actual tabular data from its structural description. There are connectors for all major database vendors. Core features Chronos is able to provide is running SQL92 queries on top of the archived data with database like performance, support for revisions, syntactical and semantical schema modifications, resolving cyclic dependency, external referential integrity handling, a full blown access control and data retention layer, etc. Besides the core functionality CHRONOS provides support for the use case of application retirement with tools that allow re-modeling of business objects, application logic and reporting functionality and by being able to directly serve as middleware layer for legacy applications. The rich set of programmatic interfaces allows both to integrate with most of the system’s functionality as well as to grant access to data via standard mechanism as JDBC.