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Anonymous
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Joined: Nov 22, 2008
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I am very keen to start my first Java program with JDBC. Could someone suggest me of a good Database available as a freeware? Can you give me the site where I could download this Database...I have MS Access here but I don't like to start with it...no offence Microsoft.
Anonymous
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no offence but, start with what you have....
i started with ms-access, then db2, now oracle....
most basic java/jdbc can be done with access...
monty6

kid
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Joined: Aug 06, 2000
Posts: 6
thanks for your reply monty6...I will try MS Access. I heard about My SQL. How about that?
veena menon
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Joined: Aug 04, 2000
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Mysql is pretty good...very reliable and fast
very flexible too!!
Anonymous
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Joined: Nov 22, 2008
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From what I have heard Mysql is pretty good...
I have never had the opportunity to use it.
If you are new to java and jdbc. If you already have ms-access
installed. I would recommend using ms-access while you are learning the basic's... Spend you time with jdbc and not the db-engine. In a few weeks you will be looking for a new db-engine.
Enjoy the day, Monty6
veena menon
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Joined: Aug 04, 2000
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u're right!!
start off with MS Access first
kid
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Joined: Aug 06, 2000
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Thanks guys for your replies! It's good thing that you're there to help...
Regards
Anonymous
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you should at least consider postgres when you later move off of MS-ACCESS ( and of course, try not to do anything to shoot yourself in the foot as far as being able to move later ).
the advantage of postgres over MySQL is that postgres supports transactions.
Frank Carver
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Joined: Jan 07, 1999
Posts: 6920
Don't forget the pure-java databases - they are often much easier to install and manage. I have used InstantDB with great success, and some people recommend Hypersonic SQL. Both are pure Java, free, and easy to find on the web.


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bharati
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Joined: Apr 29, 2000
Posts: 14
from where i can download these databases i mean pure java databases and the literature reg them
Rod Waldhoff
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Joined: Jan 07, 1999
Posts: 1
Some open source, all-Java databases:
  • Axion
  • hsqldb
  • Mckoi

  • Try DMOZ for more options.
     
    I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
     
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