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 ...