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Advise on Freeware database for Java

Kathy OConnell

Joined: Dec 03, 2001
Posts: 29
I am looking for a good freeware java embedded database.
The main requirements are:
- able to access large quantities of data at reasonable speed
- reliable
The ones I am looking at are:
- Instant DB
- PointBase
- First SQL
- Hypersonic SQL
- McKoi SQL
- Smyle
- Tiny SQL
- Informix Cloudscape
- JGrinder
- StoredObjects
I would appreciate any comments on any of these.
Andres Gonzalez
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Joined: Nov 27, 2001
Posts: 1561
hhmm I thought
HSQL == Hypersonic SQL

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