Active Record connects business objects and database tables to create a persistable domain model where logic and data is presented in one wrapping. It’s an implementation of the object-relational mapping (ORM) pattern in which an object that wraps a row in a database table or view, encapsulates the database access, and adds domain logic on that data.
Aigaion is a Web-based shared bibliography manager built on PHP/MySQL. It is based on the BibTeX format, but has support for other formats as well. Some of its key features are extensive support for organizing a bibliography in a topic structure, personal and public annotations on each publication, multi-user support, easy import/export, and an intuitive user interface.
SimpleDB/dev is a local instance of Amazon's SimpleDB. It runs as a server on your local machine and replicates the SimpleDB REST API as specified in Amazon's technical documentation. It implements every SimpleDB query-action and includes a large suite of tests, created from the query examples provided by Amazon.
Amberfish is a general purpose text/XML retrieval utility. It features indexing of both free text and nested fields, built-in support for XML documents, structured queries allowing generalized field/tag paths, hierarchical result sets, automatic searching across multiple databases, efficient indexing, and relatively low memory requirements.
With MetaModel, you use a type-safe SQL-like API for querying any datastore. It is a data access framework providing a common interface for exploration and querying of different types of datastores. It isn't a data mapping framework. Instead, it emphasizes abstraction of metadata and the ability to add data sources at runtime, making MetaModel great for generic data processing applications, but less so for applications modeled around a particular domain.
Apophenia is an open statistical library. It provides functions on the same level as those of the typical stats package (such as OLS, probit, or singular value decomposition) but doesn't tie the user to an ad hoc language or environment. The core functions are written in C, but a Python interface is included. It supports SQLite and MySQL databases, exponentially expanding the upper limit to manageable data sets. Since the library is significantly faster than most stats packages, computationally-intensive procedures like maximum likelihood estimation and Monte Carlo routines are easy to implement.