Since I've been investigating on persistence recently, I found that performance might be an issue, esp. when thinking about embedded databases.
So I organized a race (very obviously inspired by db4o's Formula1 tutorial) and put the results online in form of the SourceForge project PolePosition
Currently I lined up these database systems for some training laps:
Apache Derby (...
These days I'm fooling around with some database technologies.
Just one thing came to my mind when I was observing my own daily work. Do I query federate databases often? No, I don't. Instead I use google. That's my standard query tool and it is really powerful. Everybody does. Nobody can live without any more.
Today, federate databases are the backbone of most applications. They maintain...