Developed in Java it comes with a powerful data storage and retrieval in the range of 150,000 records per second. Supporting schema-less, schema-full and schema-mixed modes along with the query language, OrientDB comes with a strong security profiling system based on user roles. OrientDB is powered by indexing algorithm called MVRB-Tree, derived from the Red-Black Tree and from the B+Tree; this reportedly has benefits of having both fast insertions and ultra fast lookups.
With its roots as an ODBMS, OrientDB 1.0 comes with enhanced features of new multi-master replication, an Object Database interface that supports lazy loading, able to traverse graphs via java API, support for server side scripting and other useful enhancements. A full list of enhancements can be found on the NuvolaBase blog, the company which distributes OrientDB as a cloud based subscription.
The key features that are already exposed by OrientDB consists of ACID attributes adherence, complaint Graph DB, HTTP, RESTful and JSON support with 100% built in Java with an ability to run on Linux and Windows. The database is embeddable to be used in local mode without needing to connect to server demonstrating its use for specific scenarios where database server can be by passed. While it comes free with Apache 2 License the company does offer commercial support.
The company also is offering a certification for OrientDB along with a reseller partnership program starting from this release.