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Berkeley Database
The Berkeley Database is an embedded database system. Its access methods include B+tree, Extended Linear Hashing, fixed and variable-length records, and Persistent Queues. Berkeley DB provides full transactional support, database recovery, online backups, and separate access to locking, logging and shared memory caching subsystems. The program supports C, C++, Java, Tcl, Perl, and Python APIs.


Programmer's reference guide available from; for full list of program build and interface documentation, see


Download version 4.3.28 (stable)
released on 2 May 2005

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 19 May 2005.


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