With the release of ObjectBox 2.0 we are hitting a new milestone on our journey to make embedded databases simpler to use and faster. Two of the highlights we already announced in our 2.0 beta post: links (aka joins) and relation completeness. The final release brings some refinements to those and brings additional features like unique constraints and hash-based indexing.
ObjectBox 2.0 will be a big step ahead and we are proud to announce the beta release today. Relations and queries are the two major themes. First, ObjectBox finally allows queries to use relations to expand queries across multiple entities. We call this “link” and it is simpler to use than a SQL “join” as used in conventional databases:
We’re happy to announce 1.4 of our superfast mobile database that comes with three new features:
- Queries may now return values for an individual property (also supports distinct values)
- Entities may extend other entities
- 50% size reduction of native library