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help! Java desktop application database

Orson Visande
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Joined: Feb 20, 2008
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what appropriate database should i download if I'm going to create a simple java desktop application ?? I'm new in Java.. please help me.. also i would you please help me on how to connect it.. I'm using Netbeans IDE 6.0.1..
Ulf Dittmer
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Welcome to JavaRanch.

The most commonly used all-Java DBs are HSQLDB and Derby. Both can run standalone as servers, or in-process with the application that uses them. I recommend HSQLDB, unless you have huge amounts of data.
[ April 06, 2008: Message edited by: Ulf Dittmer ]
Orson Visande
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Joined: Feb 20, 2008
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can you teach on how to connect on HSqlDb?? i already done research but im having hard time on this.. thanks a lot!
Ulf Dittmer
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What have you tried?

The HSQLDB documentation is rather extensive. In particular the sections on "Running HSQLDB" and "A First Connection Example" should be helpful.
 
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