Why Remote Database?
Remote Database Access Schemes
The Oracle J2ME SQL SDK
Using Simplicity for Legacy Databases
In Chapter 13, we discussed how mobile applications keep themselves updated via synchronization with backend databases. However, synchronization is not efficient when we deal with frequent (real-time) updates. For many applications, we also need ways to access the remote back end directly. Direct access and synchronization functionalities can coexist in the same application and complement each other. On the CDC or PersonalJava platforms, we can rely on the standard JDBC APIs. But on the CLDC/MIDP platforms, the only option is HTTP proxy servers. In this chapter, we ...