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Which databases are recommended to be used as embedded databases?

Which databases are recommended to be used as embedded databases to store data within an application? The embedded database may or may not synchronize back to a larger system database.
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Fast database for a small microcontroller

I am using a PIC32, which is a 32-bit processor clocked at 80 MIPS with about 64-128KB of RAM available. It will be accessing a microSD card - up to 4 GB, on a FAT32 filesystem. Running all of this is ...
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When is the right time to use MariaDB instead of MySQL, and Why?

What we earn and what we lost with this migration? What should I expect as drawbacks after the migration? Is it really unnecessary to change the applications in any situation?
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What are the differences between NoSQL and a traditional RDBMS?

What are the differences between NoSQL and a traditional RDBMS? Over the last few months, NoSQL has been frequently mentioned in the technical news. What are its most significant features relative to ...