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HSQL Database Engine

HSQL Database Engine

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HSQL Database Engine or just HSQLDB is an open source java database engine for embedding into your applications. As the name indicates HSQLDB supports SQL making it very flexible when it comes to both organizing your data and retrieving them. HSQLDB is also able to work with the database in memory giving it a even higher performance than it already has. HSQLDB is also the database used in OpenOffice.

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HSQL Database Engine news feed

HyperSQL version 2.5.0 getting ready
Preview of #HyperSQL version 2.5.0 is in SVN dev-three branch. Checkout, build and run your tests. Docs on trunk also updated. System-Versioned Temporal tables keep full histories of updated and...
HSQLDB 2.3.4 Released!
The latest version of HSQLDB is available for download at New features include support for creating SYNONYM for tables and functions, PERIOD predicates, the UUID type, and TIMESTAMP...
HSQLDB 2.3.3 Released
The latest version of HSQLDB is available for download at New features include support for DELETE and additional search conditions in MERGE statements, support for LIMIT in DELETE and...
HSQLDB 2.3.3 Release Candidate
The next version of HSQLDB is due to be released very soon. The latest release candidate snapshot jar is now available from New features include...

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