What is MapDB?
MapDB provides Java Maps, Sets, Lists, Queues and other collections backed by off-heap or on-disk storage. It is a hybrid between java collection framework and embedded database engine. It is free and open-source under Apache license.
MapDB is a tool in the In-Memory Databases category of a tech stack.
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Why developers like MapDB?
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- Writing database
- Code duplication and not invented here
- Does not integrate with default tools and defacto standards
- Did not follow test driven development
- Not enough performance testing. ...
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