This section explains how to use and configure Derby in
an embedded environment.
Included in the installation is a sample application program, /demo/programs/simple,
which illustrates how to run Derby embedded
in the calling program.
Derby JDBC driver
Derby consists of both the database engine and an embedded JDBC driver. Applications use JDBC to interact with a database. Applications running on JDK 5 or earlier must load the driver in order to work with the database.