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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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Data Movement

Data movement refers to database operations that move large amounts of data from a file into a database or copy large amounts of data out of a database into a file. A data movement operation that moves large amounts of data into a database from a file is called an import operation. A data movement operation that copies large amounts of data from the database into a file is called an export operation.

A database without data is like a library without books: there may be structure, layout, and agents ready to retrieve information and add to the collection, but without data, there is nothing useful that you can do. When setting up an Apache Derby database, you can add data to the database in one of two ways. On a day-to-day basis, ...

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