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From "Jean T. Anderson" <...@bristowhill.com>
Subject Re: simpler api to the Derby store
Date Wed, 09 Jul 2008 23:18:47 GMT
Alex Karasulu wrote:
> Sounds like an excellent idea to me.  I'd contact the jdbm folks as well
> since they've done a good job and have also been interested in bringing jdbm
> to Apache.  The problem was there was not enough committers around.
>
>   
a thread started on general@db about bringing jdbm to Apache:

http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/db-general/200806.mbox/%3c330b6fd60806122312t508f4e89g31caac075572d24@mail.gmail.com%3e

 -jean

> Hope this works out.  I would love to have more BSD alternatives to JE
> especially now that Oracle owns it.
>
> Alex
>
>
> Rick Hillegas-2 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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