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From Steen Jansdal <st...@jansdal.dk>
Subject Re: Derby/Cloudscape GUI??
Date Wed, 25 Aug 2004 11:53:05 GMT
Nils Nordman wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 25, 2004 at 12:05:02AM +0200, Alexander Schatten wrote:
>>In the current form, I wonder, what is precisely the advantage of 
>>Cloudscape compared to e.g., hsqldb? For a larger production site I 
>>would use PostgreSQL, for smaller sites or embedded user, hsqldb seems 
>>to be far smarter and more interesting.
> Well, unless I'm mistaken (and from what I understand of their FAQ, I'm
> not), hsqldb still doesn't support multithreading in it's core
> engine. Depending on your demands, this may or may not be acceptable
> (scale appropiately, etc).
> Regards,

And there are at least two things that makes hsqldb unusable for me.

The database can not be larger than 2 Gb.

Its not failsafe. The log file are not flushed to disk after a commit.

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