SmallSQL Database - the Java Desktop Database with JDBC interface

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the ultimate Java Desktop SQL Database Engine with JDBC 3.0 API.              

                     SmallSQL is small, fast, embeddable, SQL 99 conformance, platform independent and 100% pure Java

Advantages and Disadvantages of the SmallSQL Database

Why and when should you use the SmallSQL Database and when not?

  • It has a LGPL license. You can redistribute it with your software for free.
  • It is 100% pure Java. You can use it on all platforms with Java version 1.4 or higher.
  • It is open source. You can look in the source code if you want it.
  • It is embeddable in you application. There is no additional setup required.
  • It is a very small Java library.
  • The quality is tested with JUnit and Emma Coverage.
  • It does not has a network interface.
  • It required Java. No other access API is available currently.
  • You can't share the database between different applications at the same time.
  • There are no user management.


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