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Pincaster is designed to conveniently store objects with arbitrary properties and 2D geographic positions. Records can then be retrieved by a center point and a radius (proximity) or rectangular zones (maps view), thus making it a great helper for geolocalized applications.

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Recent releases

  •  28 Jun 2010 07:52

    Release Notes: Related records can now be retrieved using special properties acting like symbolic links.

    •  13 Jun 2010 10:52

      Release Notes: Range queries on keys are now supported. In addition, Pincaster can now act as a Web server and directly serve documents stored in special records properties. Also, some bug fixes related to distance computations in geographic searches have been fixed.

      •  16 May 2010 20:01

        Release Notes: Expiration times on stored keys are now supported. Hence, in addition to geographic search, Pincaster can now be used as an alternative to memcache that provides on-disk persistence and speaks HTTP/JSON. Timestamps have been added to the journal in order to ease point in time recovery.

        •  12 May 2010 08:28

          Release Notes: Loads of fixes were made in the journal rewriting and replaying code.

          •  10 May 2010 07:24

            Release Notes: This is the initial public release.


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