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db connectivity with out dsn& portable db

Ranganath Ranganaths
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Joined: Jul 06, 2004
Posts: 32
Hello ranchers,

I wanna know is there any db which doesnt need any dsn for connection.. with java swings.. and i also need database which is portable .. i mean when i convert my application to exe and setup file i want my data base to be with in that setup and when ever i install it in different system it should be installed there .. is it possible to do so?.. If any one is aware of it .. please throw light at it.. thank you

Jeanne Boyarsky
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Joined: May 26, 2003
Posts: 31551

All databases require a connection string. That connection string can contain "localhost" though so it is portable.

MySQL among others have licenses for if you want to distribute a database with your application. They do charge for it though.

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