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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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Maven Releases of version 2.6.0
Version 2.6.0 for JDK 8 has been released to Maven under version number 2.5.2, which is also the version in the Jar manifests. The version reported inside HSQLDB is 2.6.0. Version 2.6.0 for JDK11 has...
HyperSQL version 2.6.0 released
Version 2.6.0 was released on 21 March. The main jars require Java 11 or later. These are Java module jars containing modules org.hsqldb and org.hsqldb.sqltool. An hsqldb-jdk8.jar is also in the zip...
HyperSQL version 2.6.0 release candidate
Release Candidate Jars for version 2.6.0 are now available from The jars require Java 11 or later. Jars for Java 8 and Java 6 will be available with the final release. The...
HyperSQL version 2.5.1 released
Version 2.5.1 adds GROUPING SETS, CUBE and ROLLUP support with ALL and DISTINCT qualifiers. Improvements to Fine-Grained Access Control at row level, and data file space management, are among the...

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