Local database for Firefox, courtesy of Derby

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The more I read about ApacheCon US 2005 the more I miss not being there...

Ted Leung writes about a demo of Derby used as a local database for Firefox. Including javascript access for Ajax apps.

Now, add intelligent synchronisation of this database with reliable server-side storage and...I don't like the Web 2.0 hype but we do live in exciting times!

Update: there's more info on Fran├žois Orsini's Blog. Subscribed.