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Any free online Databases on the Web?

arul senthil
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Joined: Jul 03, 2001
Posts: 29
Hi
I want to practice SQL queries and JDBC programs with a Database. I dont have one for myself. Are there any online Databases available on the web for free usage?
Or any other freely downloadable (small) databases available?
Please give URLs for such resources.
Thanks,
senthil
David O'Meara
Rancher

Joined: Mar 06, 2001
Posts: 13459

Hmm, beyond doing a google search, I usually use MySQL (free but large) or good ol' MS Access if I'm just messing around.
I'd recommend at least one of these two sonce they are usually available and have JDBC drivers available (or jdbc dbc bridge, as the case may be). I don't see a free, small database including JDBC drivers as well.
Feel free to correct me though
Dave.
martin samm
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Joined: Nov 09, 2000
Posts: 31
if you're using linux, you can also try Postgres


martin samm<BR>m_sam@rroom.net
 
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