Java DB


Java DB is Oracle's supported distribution of the Apache Derby  open source database. It supports standard ANSI/ISO SQL through the JDBC and Java EE APIs. Java DB is included in the JDK.

At a Glance

  • Full-featured and easy-to-use
  • Transaction-protected and crash recoverable
  • Embeddable in applications
  • Pure Java and portable across CDC FP 1.1, Java 5, Java 6, and Java 7
  • Included in the JDK
  • Compact (2.6 MB footprint)