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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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Summary

Although Apache Derby is a zero- or low-maintenance database, there are scenarios where it makes sense to invest some effort in learning the administration capabilities that Apache Derby has to offer. In this chapter you have learned:

  • The importance of developing a backup and recovery strategy

  • How to back up and recover Apache Derby databases, with online and offline options for performing your backup operations

  • How to import data to and export data from tables in an Apache Derby database

  • How to investigate long, slow-running SQL statements through Apache Derby's runtime statistics utilities

  • How to reorganize your database tables to save disk space

With this knowledge, you can ensure that users of your Apache Derby databases—whether embedded ...

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