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From Dyre.Tjeldv...@Sun.COM
Subject Re: Commercial Support for Derby
Date Fri, 14 Dec 2007 09:35:10 GMT
Test <public@bojerco.com> writes:

> I am sorry if this is too naive question, but if we use Apache Derby
> (not JavaDB) does that still mean that Sun would support it? 

Java DB is exactly the same as Derby. It is only called Java DB for
legal reasons.

> I am a bit puzzled about semantics as it seems that JavaDB IS Apache
> Derby (and vice-versa), but I am not sure what does that mean when you
> make a phone call (e.g. calling Microsoft to report an issue about
> Windows XP running under VMWare).

The jar files are identical (for a given version), so it doesn't matter
where you download them from. I don't know the exact terms and
conditions for support contracts, so you just have to ask.

> Thank you.
> - Ivan
> Michelle Caisse wrote:
>> Sun offers support for Java DB, their distribution of Derby. See
>> http://developers.sun.com/javadb/support/.
>> -- Michelle
>> Ivan B wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> My company is evaluating Derby as DB of the choice (moving away
>>> from BDB). Can anyone tell me if there is any commercial grade
>>> support for Derby DB (someone that we would pay in the case of
>>> escalations)?


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