What is BerkleyDB?
Oracle Berkeley DB provides the best open source embeddable databases allowing developers the choice of SQL, Key/Value, XML/XQuery or Java Object storage for their data model. At its core is a fast, scalable, transactional database engine with proven reliability and availability. Berkeley DB comes three versions: Berkeley DB, Berkeley DB Java Edition, and Berkeley DB XML.
Benefits and Insights
Why use BerkleyDB?
Key differentiators & advantages of BerkleyDB
- Eliminates overhead while providing the flexibility to tailor the database to your requirements
- All administration is performed via an API and hidden from the end user, no DBA required
- Great for mobile devices with static library size less than 1MB and runtime dynamic memory requirements of only a few KB
- An embedded database lowers total cost of ownership with lower implementation and administration costs, and can lower licensing and hardware costs