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SDT, Versant, team at Air France

Versant Object Technology Corp. and Sabre Decision Technologies announced that Air France deployed the world's first airline reservation solution 'using an object database.' The reservation system, developed by SDT as the Availability Processor, 'utilizes state-of-the-art O&D yield/management inventory control and a distributed network of Versant object databases on Sun servers.' SDT forecast the application would yield 'gross revenue' increases of as much as 2-3%.

Pierre Gandois, project manager of the yield/management efforts at Air France, said: 'SDT's Availability Processor, the only solution of its kind, extends the life of our mainframe system by processing transactions off the mainframe . …

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