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Linux Magazine: Derby: The Java Relational Database

Sep 20, 2005, 09:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stanley Bradbury, David Fallside)

"The information infrastructure of today's organization is typically heterogenous. There are loosely-coupled web applications, tightly-coupled client-server applications, and even standalone applications, all running on multiple operating systems.

"Given the disparate type and age of applications and the number and variety of platforms, it's also typical to find many kinds of databases in use. (Except for the simplest programs, most applications need to persist data.) And while no database suits all requirements, you may find that the Derby relational database is appropriate for many. Derby is a full-featured relational database with a solid pedigree..."

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