ObjectDB is very easy to use. Follow the Getting Started Tutorial and the Quick Tour manual chapter and in minutes you may be able to write and run first Java programs against ObjectDB.
Prior knowledge or experience in database programming (SQL, JDBC, ORM, JPA, etc.) is not required, but some background in using the Java language is essential.
See a comparison of Hibernate, EclipseLink, OpenJPA, DataNucleus, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Derby, HSQLDB, DB4O by Versant, H2 Database, SQLite and ObjectDB
in the JPA Benchmark.
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