The 10.4.1 version of Java DB, the world's most advanced Java database, has some really cool features -- asynchronous replication, table functions and JMX capabilities. Sun engineers worked within the Apache/Derby community to develop these features.
Results: A great team. A great product. A great community!
If you're a serious user of Java DB (and/or of Apache Derby) and plan to use this...
For those living in the Silicon Valley and working on software for the Web, one of the best technology conferences of the year will arrive literally around the corner: MySQL Conference & Expo, April 14 to 17, 2008, here in Santa Clara California.