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The Definitive Guide to NetBeans™ Platform 7 by Heiko Böck

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C H A P T E R  26

Java DB

Apache Derby is a relational database management system (RDBMS) hidden behind Java DB. This database system is implemented 100% in Java and can therefore be used as a platform-independent system. The Java DB is very small for a complete database management system; it can be delivered directly with its application because no special installation and no further actions for operating a database are necessary. Java DB is therefore predestined for use in a rich client application. Since Java Platform 6, Oracle delivers the client database Java DB by default; the NetBeans IDE naturally supports the Java DB in terms of management and server action.

Integrating the Java DB

You can get the Java DB with your Java Platform installation ...

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