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From Dyre.Tjeldv...@Sun.COM
Subject Re: Help with performance of apache derby server
Date Mon, 21 Jan 2008 12:34:15 GMT
musky <muskvar@gmail.com> writes:

> also note that when the user presses the back and next buttons provided in
> the testing GUI to navigate through the questions a select operation is
> made.there will be a maximum of say 1000 questions in the database tables.

Don't think the size of your problem/likely transaction rate makes a
difference here. So if I were you I'd rather look at other factors that
may influence your decision, such as:

- Licence, Apache vs Dual GPL
- Embedded vs server
- All Java vs native code 
- Support for SQL features need/want


> musky wrote:
>> hello,
>> i am developing a project in school which is a testing tool which will
>> present to its students mcq questions,figure based questions.note that for
>> the figure based questions,the required image is stored in the database in
>> a BLOB type object.
>> the number of students who will be answering are 50(min) to 100(maximum).
>> the answer tables are updated as and when the student answers his
>> questions.
>> is it a good idea to use apache derby for this kind of project or should i
>> look at mysql server.
>> please tell me which is better suited.
>> i urgently need views on this.
>> good day.
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