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From Dibyendu Majumdar <dibye...@mazumdar.demon.co.uk>
Subject Re: simpler api to the Derby store
Date Fri, 27 Jun 2008 18:32:28 GMT
Hi Rick,

I think that making the storage engine re-usable in its own right  
would be a great thing.

Regards

Dibyendu

On 26 Jun 2008, at 17:00, Rick Hillegas wrote:

> I would like to get the community's feeling about whether we could  
> or should build a simpler api to the Derby store. I think that this  
> could be useful for applications which just need to put and get  
> data by key value. These would be applications which don't need  
> complex queries or SQL. However, these applications might need  
> transactions, multi-user concurrency, and recoverability. Without  
> the overhead of the SQL interpreter, it seems that such a kernel  
> could potentially:
>
> 1) Consume fewer run-time resources, occupy a smaller jarball  
> footprint, and so be a better fit for resource-constrained devices.
>
> 2) Be faster.
>
> 3) Be simpler to use.
>
> Would the community support such an effort or would this fall  
> outside Derby's charter?
>
> Thanks,
> -Rick
>


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