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Java DB for Configuration Properties

Posted by mortazavi on September 29, 2008 at 2:11 PM PDT

Edmon writes about his use of Java DB for persisting configuration properties used in Java EE:

Instead of using xml files for configuration properties I now use Java DB (previously know as Apache Derby) for the storage of configuration properties.

Java DB is a fully functional, yet small,
Java-based relational database.

It comes with Java 6 SE and it can be found (on Windows) under C:\Program Files\Sun\JavaDB.

It by default listens on port 1527, but it can be ran in a fully embedded mode as well.