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From Andrew McIntyre <mcintyr...@gmail.com>
Subject [ANNOUNCE] Apache Derby Released
Date Wed, 03 Aug 2005 21:45:50 GMT
The Apache Derby development community is pleased to announce its
first release after graduating from the Apache Incubator, Apache Derby Apache Derby is now a subproject of the Apache DB project.
You can find Derby at its new home on the web at:


Apache Derby can be downloaded from the following page:


Derby is a pure Java, standards-based relational database engine.
Derby aims to be an easy to use solution for data management for
software developers with zero administration for end users.

This release includes a new open source network client driver, as well
as a number of other new features and enhancements:

    * Support for J2ME/CDC/Foundation with JSR-169 JDBC subset
    * Online compress functionality for reclaiming disk space during operation
    * XA support for Network Server
    * Increased identifier lengths to 128 characters for all identifiers
    * Added SQL: SYNONYM
    * JDBC Updatable Result Sets
    * ORDER by expressions
    * Allow insertions into an identity column
    * Support for explicit Java method signature in function and
procedure definitions

See the CHANGES file in the distributions for a full list of other changes.

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