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developerWorks: Why IBM is Open Sourcing Cloudscape as Derby

Oct 27, 2004, 21:15 (0 Talkback[s])


Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

"Q: At LinuxWorld, IBM announced that it is contributing Cloudscape to the Apache Software Foundation. What is Cloudscape?

"A: Cloudscape is a Java-based, fully transactional relational database technology. It's a purely embedded database that can either be used within an application, or as the database for a more traditional client-server application. It has a very small footprint, and there's no need for a database administrator; you just write the application. You make your database calls, and Cloudscape is there for you..."

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