SESAM (database)

SESAM / SQL Server is a relational database system originally developed by Siemens, whose role as developer was successively succeeded by Siemens Nixdorf Informationssysteme (SNI),[1] Fujitsu Siemens Computers, and now Fujitsu Technology Solutions. It runs on the BS2000/OSD mainframe.

Clients running on BS2000/OSD, UNIX systems, Solaris, Linux and Microsoft Windows are supported.


  • Support for SQL3
  • Data can be stored in EBCDIC and Unicode
  • Cost-based optimizer
  • Maintenance is possible during operation
  • Table partitioning
  • Multi-platform support
  • Apache web-server integration


  1. Erhard Rahm (1994). Mehrrechner-Datenbanksysteme: Grundlagen der verteilten und parallelen Datenbankverarbeitung (in German). Erhard Rahm. p. 393. ISBN 978-3-89319-702-6.
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