Java webstart with local database

Posted on 2009-04-03
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Last Modified: 2013-12-29
Hi there
I want to make a Java webstart application. It should store the data locally in a generated database. Have you any recommondations which database i should use? I know that I have to sign the webstart application to get file access...
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ID: 24057662
I would suggest derby, a pure lightweight Java DB!

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can i create the database file with it? by default java via webstart would filrstly access to the userhome directory...
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ID: 24057991
you should be, even you can embed it with your application, check this http://db.apache.org/derby/docs/dev/getstart/
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embedd it in the application would not be a good deal... the user should be able to start it over the webpage and have its data locally... you know what i mean? I will use java webstart because of its update mechanism etc...
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ksivananth earned 2000 total points
ID: 24058042
>>the user should be able to start it over the webpage and have its data locally... you know what i mean? I will use java webstart because of its update mechanism etc...

what stops you do that if you embed derby with your application? even if you embed derby with you app, you should be able to laucnh your app thru webstart and store the data locally!

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ID: 24058165
oh sorry, thought you mean to embed the database...

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