January 12, 2005

OpenOffice.org 1.9.69 Base Screenshot Tour

Anonymous Reader writes "The latest OpenOffice.org Snapshot reveals an office suite that includes a personal DBMS (database management system), similar to Microsoft Access. OSDir takes us for a quick tour of OpenOffice.org 1.9.69 Base.

Yahoo reports - Microsoft Office, with which OpenOffice is often compared, comes with the Access database. Starting with 2.0, however, OpenOffice will include the open-source HSQL database engine. HSQL is a Java-based database. It is an SQL (structured query language) DBMS engine that's also designed for use with JDBC (Java DataBase Connect). As such, it's a database designer tool, not an office-worker tool."

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