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VA Technical Reference Model v 24.2

Open Rapid Object Application Development (OpenROAD)
Open Rapid Object Application Development (OpenROAD) Technology

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Description: Open Rapid Object Application Development (OpenROAD) is a database-centric, object-oriented, application development software that lets users develop and deploy n-tier business applications against databases such as Microsoft Structured Query Language (SQL) Server, Oracle, or DB2. This technology provides an integrated development environment (IDE) that lets users build, test, and deploy database applications that feature rich user interfaces and sophisticated business logic. This technology also enables applications to be delivered to a desktop or placed on a web server to be deployed when clients access them from a web browser, installing them automatically if not already installed.

This technology can utilize Oracle Database, Microsoft Structured Query Language (SQL) Server, and DB2 databases to store data.

This technology is available in two editions, OpenROAD Eval and OpenROAD Enterprise. This entry covers both editions.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has not been assessed by the Section 508 Office. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v22.9
Decision Date: 09/13/2022 at 18:11:38 UTC
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: Actian
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (09/13/2022 at 18:11:38 UTC).