"Q: At LinuxWorld, IBM announced that it is contributing Cloudscape
to the Apache Software Foundation.
What is Cloudscape?
"A: Cloudscape is a Java-based, fully transactional relational
database technology.
It's a purely embedded database that can
either be used within an application, or as the database for a more
traditional client-server application.
It has a very small
footprint, and there's no need for a database administrator;
you
just write the application.
You make your database calls, and
Cloudscape is there for you..."