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Apache Derby—Off to the Races: Includes Details of IBM® Cloudscape™ by Dan Scott, George Baklarz, Paul C. Zikopoulos

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How the Apache Derby Platform Can Help Your Business

There are many reasons why an Apache Derby platform decision can benefit your company, project, or infrastructure. In this section, we will give you some examples of how Apache Derby can be used in today's marketplace.

From a market perspective, not all client/server or Web applications require the muscle of an enterprise-class infrastructure database. In fact, 20–30% of applications might only need basic relational database capabilities, and their hosting environments might not have the system requirements to grab IT allocations (or attention for that matter) for these full-fledged data engines. However, they still require the scalability and robustness for data integrity that are associated ...

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