SOURCE: Altova


June 12, 2013 09:03 ET

Altova Announces General Availability of RaptorXML

A Modern, Hyper-Fast XML and XBRL Server From the Makers of XMLSpy®

BEVERLY, MA--(Marketwired - Jun 12, 2013) - Altova® (, creator of XMLSpy®, the industry leading XML editor, today announced the general availability of its ground-breaking new XML and XBRL validation and processing server, RaptorXML.

Altova RaptorXML is a high-performance XML and XBRL server optimized for today's multi-CPU, multi-core computers and servers. Developers creating solutions using Altova MissionKit XML development and XBRL development tools will be able to power server applications with RaptorXML for hyper-performance, increased throughput, and efficient memory utilization to validate and process large amounts of XML or XBRL data cost-effectively.

"After extensive internal and external beta testing using a few select customer sites, we have had the opportunity to truly fine tune RaptorXML into a world class processor," said Alexander Falk, President and CEO for Altova. "Capable of processing vast volumes of data while meeting very strict standards conformance requirements, RaptorXML is such an exciting new addition to our server product line, and we are thrilled to be launching it for general availability today."

RaptorXML is one component in the new complete Altova family of server products.

A few of the features in Altova RaptorXML include:

  • Lightning-fast validation and processing of XML and XBRL
  • Ultra-high performance code optimizations
  • Compact in-memory representation of XML Information Set
  • Ultra-low memory footprint
  • Cross platform capabilities for Windows, Linux, and MacOS
  • Highly scalable code for multi-CPU/multi-core/parallel computing
  • Streaming serialization
  • Built-in HTTP server with RESTful API
  • COM and Java APIs
  • Superior error reporting
  • Streaming instance validation against DTD and XSD
  • Parallel loading, processing and validation
  • Integration with FlowForce Server for jobs management
  • And many more...

RaptorXML conforms to the latest versions of all relevant XML and XBRL standards and has been submitted to rigorous regression and conformance testing. The server is available in three versions:

  • RaptorXML Server supports validation and processing of: XML 1.0 & 1.1, XInclude 1.0, Xlink 1.0, XML Schema 1.0 & 1.1, XPath 1.0, 2.0 & 3.0, XSLT 1.0, 2.0 & 3.0 (subset), XQuery 1.0 & 3.0, and more.
  • RaptorXML+XBRL Server supports all the features of RaptorXML Server, with the addition of processing and validating the XBRL family of standards: XBRL 2.1, XBRL Dimensions, XBRL Formula 1.0, XBRL Functions, and XBRL Definition Links.
  • RaptorXML Development Edition is provided to allow XMLSpy, MapForce, and StyleVision developers to test applications during development, prior to deploying them to RaptorXML Server. RaptorXML Development Edition is for testing purposes only and has limited functionality compared to RaptorXML Server and RaptorXML+XBRL Server.

RaptorXML is available for Windows (32-bit and 64-bit versions), Linux (64-bit), and MacOS (64-bit). It is offered under an annual licensing model based on the number of available CPU-cores in the server.

This powerful new server software is available immediately. Download a free trial of RaptorXML now!

For additional information, including a complete list of supported standards, platforms, and more please see:

About Altova
Altova® is a software company specializing in tools to assist developers with data management, software and application development, and data integration. The creator of XMLSpy® and other award-winning XML, SQL and UML tools, Altova is a key player in the software tools industry and the leader in XML solution development tools. Altova focuses on its customers' needs by offering a product line that fulfills a broad spectrum of requirements for software development teams. With over 4.5 million users worldwide, including 91% of Fortune 500 organizations, Altova is deeply committed to serving clients from one-person shops to the world's largest organizations. Altova is committed to delivering standards-based, platform-independent solutions that are powerful, affordable and easy-to-use. Founded in 1992, Altova is headquartered in Beverly, Massachusetts and Vienna, Austria. Visit Altova on the Web at:

Altova, MissionKit, XMLSpy, MapForce, FlowForce, RaptorXML, StyleVision, UModel, DatabaseSpy, DiffDog, SchemaAgent, Authentic, and MetaTeam are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Altova GmbH in the United States and/or other countries. The names of and reference to other companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

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