Java News from Tuesday, May 23, 2006

Sleepycat Software has released Berkeley DB Java edition 3.0.11. Berkeley DB JE is an open source, non-relational embedded database written in Java. The data is exposed through "a Java Collections-style interface, as well as a programmatic interface similar to the Berkeley DB API." New features in this release include a direct persistence layer accessed through Java annotations , deferred-write for in-memory updates, and a hot backup tool.