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From "Kervin L. Pierre" <ker...@adevsoft.com>
Subject Re: single file database?
Date Wed, 14 Dec 2005 13:51:03 GMT
Michael Segel wrote:
> On Wednesday 14 December 2005 2:42 am, Roger Keays wrote:
>>I saw on the derby todo list[0] that there were plans to store a derby


> That would be highly inefficient and wouldn't scale.

Why SQLite does this ( http://sqlite.org/ )
and is very fast.  May be faster than Derby.

Application users are used to having a single
file manage a 'set of work'.  Eg. a PSD file
for work with an image, or a XLS, or DOC file

If a developer uses Derby for storage this
would get cumbersome.  Zipping the derby DB
directory is one approach, but that
complicates application saves, crash recovery,


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