Chapter 13. Persistence: Let's Integrate Some Databases!

Most client applications, certainly most rich client applications, are able to persist business objects across restarts. In combination with other features of rich client applications on the NetBeans Platform, this chapter discusses client database solutions and the implementation of a bridge for the loosely coupled and transparent storage of business objects.

Java DB

Java DB is 100% Java and, as a result, is platform independent. For a complete DBMS, Java DB is very small, and since no special installation procedure is necessary, can be delivered as part and parcel of your application. Java DB is therefore ideal for usage within rich client applications. With Java 6, Sun Microsystems delivers ...

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