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Subject svn commit: r375096 - in /db/derby/site/trunk: build/site/index.html src/documentation/content/xdocs/index.xml
Date Sun, 05 Feb 2006 20:20:25 GMT
Author: jta
Date: Sun Feb  5 12:20:23 2006
New Revision: 375096

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewcvs?rev=375096&view=rev
Log:
Added "What is Apache Derby?" section and link to downloads on home page.

Modified:
    db/derby/site/trunk/build/site/index.html
    db/derby/site/trunk/src/documentation/content/xdocs/index.xml

Modified: db/derby/site/trunk/build/site/index.html
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewcvs/db/derby/site/trunk/build/site/index.html?rev=375096&r1=375095&r2=375096&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- db/derby/site/trunk/build/site/index.html (original)
+++ db/derby/site/trunk/build/site/index.html Sun Feb  5 12:20:23 2006
@@ -100,6 +100,12 @@
 <div id="minitoc-area">
 <ul class="minitoc">
 <li>
+<a href="#What+is+Apache+Derby%3F">What is Apache Derby?</a>
+</li>
+<li>
+<a href="#Downloads">Downloads</a>
+</li>
+<li>
 <a href="#News">News</a>
 </li>
 <li>
@@ -146,7 +152,61 @@
 </div> 
 
 
-<a name="N1000C"></a><a name="News"></a>
+<a name="N1000C"></a><a name="What+is+Apache+Derby%3F"></a>
+<h2 class="boxed">What is Apache Derby?</h2>
+<div class="section">
+<p>
+Apache Derby,
+an <a href="http://db.apache.org/">Apache DB subproject</a>,
+is a relational database implemented entirely in Java. 
+Some key advantages include:
+</p>
+<ul>
+  
+<li> Derby has a small footprint -- about 2 megabytes for the base engine
+       and embedded JDBC driver.</li>
+  
+<li> Derby is based on the Java, JDBC, and
+       <a class="external" href="http://wiki.apache.org/db-derby/SQLvsDerbyFeatures">SQL</a>
+       standards.
+  </li>
+  
+<li> Derby provides an embedded JDBC driver that lets you 
+       <a href="papers/DerbyTut/embedded_intro.html">embed</a> 
+       Derby in any Java-based solution. 
+  </li>
+  
+<li> Derby also supports the more familiar client/server mode with the
+       <a href="papers/DerbyTut/ns_intro.html">Derby Network Client JDBC 
+       driver and Derby Network Server</a>. 
+  </li>
+  
+<li> Derby is easy to install, deploy, and use.</li>
+
+</ul>
+<p>
+Check out the Derby
+<a class="external" href="http://wiki.apache.org/db-derby">Wiki</a> for help
+<a class="external" href="http://wiki.apache.org/db-derby/DerbyInstruction">getting
started</a>
+and to find products that
+<a class="external" href="http://wiki.apache.org/db-derby/UsesOfDerby">use or 
+support Derby</a>.
+</p>
+</div>
+
+
+<a name="N10046"></a><a name="Downloads"></a>
+<h2 class="boxed">Downloads</h2>
+<div class="section">
+<p>
+You can downloads Derby from the
+<a href="http://db.apache.org/derby/derby_downloads.html">Downloads</a>
+page.
+</p>
+</div>
+
+
+<a name="N10053"></a><a name="News"></a>
 <h2 class="boxed">News</h2>
 <div class="section">
 <table class="ForrestTable" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="4">
@@ -214,7 +274,7 @@
 </div>
 
 
-<a name="N10087"></a><a name="Derby+Project+Charter"></a>
+<a name="N100CE"></a><a name="Derby+Project+Charter"></a>
 <h2 class="boxed">Derby Project Charter</h2>
 <div class="section">
 <p>
@@ -233,7 +293,7 @@
 <li>Secure</li>
 
 </ul>
-<a name="N100A1"></a><a name="Database+Technology"></a>
+<a name="N100E8"></a><a name="Database+Technology"></a>
 <h3 class="boxed">Database Technology</h3>
 <p>
   Database technology is defined as software that processes data related 
@@ -241,26 +301,26 @@
   Data requests include data definition, data modification and data retrieval.
   Database GUI tooling and IDEs are not developed by the Derby project.
   </p>
-<a name="N100AA"></a><a name="Pure+Java"></a>
+<a name="N100F1"></a><a name="Pure+Java"></a>
 <h3 class="boxed">Pure Java</h3>
 <p>
   Derby technology is written in Java to take advantage of Java&rsquo;s write 
   once, run anywhere promise. 
   Java platforms such as OSGi, J2ME, J2SE and J2EE are supported as appropriate.
   </p>
-<a name="N100B3"></a><a name="Easy+to+Use"></a>
+<a name="N100FA"></a><a name="Easy+to+Use"></a>
 <h3 class="boxed">Easy to Use</h3>
 <p>
   Derby technology aims to be easy to use for software developers and zero administration
for end users.
   </p>
-<a name="N100BC"></a><a name="Small+Footprint"></a>
+<a name="N10103"></a><a name="Small+Footprint"></a>
 <h3 class="boxed">Small Footprint</h3>
 <p>
   Derby technologies are designed to provide significant useful 
   functionality in a small code size footprint with efficient runtime 
   resource usage.
   </p>
-<a name="N100C5"></a><a name="Standards+based"></a>
+<a name="N1010C"></a><a name="Standards+based"></a>
 <h3 class="boxed">Standards based</h3>
 <p>
   Derby technology adheres to database standards such as JDBC
@@ -272,7 +332,7 @@
   And it also means developers can later migrate to other databases if they
   so choose.
   </p>
-<a name="N100CE"></a><a name="Secure"></a>
+<a name="N10115"></a><a name="Secure"></a>
 <h3 class="boxed">Secure</h3>
 <p>
   Derby technology provides secure data management appropriate to environment 
@@ -284,17 +344,17 @@
 </div>
 
 
-<a name="N100D8"></a><a name="Derby+Technologies"></a>
+<a name="N1011F"></a><a name="Derby+Technologies"></a>
 <h2 class="boxed">Derby Technologies</h2>
 <div class="section">
-<a name="N100DD"></a><a name="Derby+embedded+database+engine"></a>
+<a name="N10124"></a><a name="Derby+embedded+database+engine"></a>
 <h3 class="boxed">Derby embedded database engine</h3>
 <p>
    The core of the technology, Derby&rsquo;s database engine is a full 
    functioned relational embedded database engine. JDBC and SQL are the 
    programming APIs. 
   </p>
-<a name="N100E6"></a><a name="Derby+network+server"></a>
+<a name="N1012D"></a><a name="Derby+network+server"></a>
 <h3 class="boxed">Derby network server</h3>
 <p>
    The Derby network server increases the reach of the Derby database
@@ -304,7 +364,7 @@
    The network server allows the Derby engine to support networked JDBC, 
    ODBC/CLI, Perl and PHP.
   </p>
-<a name="N100EF"></a><a name="Database+Utilities"></a>
+<a name="N10136"></a><a name="Database+Utilities"></a>
 <h3 class="boxed">Database Utilities</h3>
 <ul>
    
@@ -326,7 +386,7 @@
 </div>
 
 
-<a name="N1010B"></a><a name="Derby+History"></a>
+<a name="N10152"></a><a name="Derby+History"></a>
 <h2 class="boxed">Derby History</h2>
 <div class="section">
 <p>
@@ -349,7 +409,7 @@
 
 <p>
 
-<em>Last updated: 12-January-2006</em>
+<em>Last updated: 5-February-2006</em>
 
 </p>
 

Modified: db/derby/site/trunk/src/documentation/content/xdocs/index.xml
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewcvs/db/derby/site/trunk/src/documentation/content/xdocs/index.xml?rev=375096&r1=375095&r2=375096&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- db/derby/site/trunk/src/documentation/content/xdocs/index.xml (original)
+++ db/derby/site/trunk/src/documentation/content/xdocs/index.xml Sun Feb  5 12:20:23 2006
@@ -6,6 +6,50 @@
   </header> 
 <body> 
 
+<section><title>What is Apache Derby?</title>
+<p>
+Apache Derby,
+an <a href="http://db.apache.org/">Apache DB subproject</a>,
+is a relational database implemented entirely in Java. 
+Some key advantages include:
+</p>
+
+<ul>
+  <li> Derby has a small footprint -- about 2 megabytes for the base engine
+       and embedded JDBC driver.</li>
+  <li> Derby is based on the Java, JDBC, and
+       <a href="http://wiki.apache.org/db-derby/SQLvsDerbyFeatures">SQL</a>
+       standards.
+  </li>
+  <li> Derby provides an embedded JDBC driver that lets you 
+       <a href="papers/DerbyTut/embedded_intro.html">embed</a> 
+       Derby in any Java-based solution. 
+  </li>
+  <li> Derby also supports the more familiar client/server mode with the
+       <a href="papers/DerbyTut/ns_intro.html">Derby Network Client JDBC 
+       driver and Derby Network Server</a>. 
+  </li>
+  <li> Derby is easy to install, deploy, and use.</li>
+</ul>
+<p>
+Check out the Derby
+<a href="http://wiki.apache.org/db-derby">Wiki</a> for help
+<a href="http://wiki.apache.org/db-derby/DerbyInstruction">getting started</a>
+and to find products that
+<a href="http://wiki.apache.org/db-derby/UsesOfDerby">use or 
+support Derby</a>.
+</p>
+</section>
+
+<section><title>Downloads</title>
+<p>
+You can downloads Derby from the
+<a href="http://db.apache.org/derby/derby_downloads.html">Downloads</a>
+page.
+</p>
+
+</section>
+
 <section><title>News</title>
 
 <table>
@@ -180,7 +224,7 @@
 </section>
 
 <p>
-<em>Last updated: 12-January-2006</em>
+<em>Last updated: 5-February-2006</em>
 </p>
 
 </body>



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