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From Rick Hillegas <Richard.Hille...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: derby embedded for small sites viable?
Date Thu, 07 Jan 2010 18:06:43 GMT

This sounds like an application which is well within Derby's 
capabilities. Hopefully you'll get more concrete advice from someone who 
has written a similar application.


MB wrote:
> Could Apache Derby 10.5.x in the embedded form be an interesting viable
> alternative to, for example MySQL / PostgreSQL and similar?
> The requirements are about 100 concurrent users, content being text,
> images, a *smaller amount* of audio files and later possibly video
> files, 4 areas with 1-10 articles in each and an administrative
> interface requiring login. Surely Derby 10.5.x or later could perform
> such a small site well in Tomcat 5.5.x or similar?  
> All this probably running in a virtual unix server somewhere. 
> What are your experiences with embedded derby after publication?
> Can Derby sustain Blobs well or would I better off just using the file
> system? I need to personalize some of the given URL's to files in blob-
> form per user, but I guess that could be done no matter what is used.
> /MB

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