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Suitable database for desktop application

Ashish Agr
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Joined: May 13, 2011
Posts: 6
Hi,

For my application I need a suitable database. The database should pass following criteria,
[1] Zero installation,
[2] Zero configuration,
[3] Portable (the data should be stored in a single file so that it could be moved from one system to another manually)

Thanks in advance.

Ashish
Andrey Kozhanov
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Joined: Mar 12, 2010
Posts: 79
I believe this one will suites you perfectly - http://db.apache.org/derby/
chris webster
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Joined: Mar 01, 2009
Posts: 1479
    
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Or you could try SQLite.


No more Blub for me, thank you, Vicar.
Ashwin Sridhar
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Joined: Jul 09, 2011
Posts: 272

Derby would suit your requirements. you could move the database as a jar file alog with the application.

Ashwin Sridhar
SCJP | SCWCD | OCA
 
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