Berkeley Database (Berkeley DB) 4.2.52

Description:  Berkeley DB, the Open Source embedded database system
Maintainer:  Manuel Oetiker <>
Created:  2003-12-05
Updated:  2003-12-05 (Package Prepared)
Support:  Unix Support <>
Links:  Local Docs, Homepage, SEPP Dir, INSTALL
OS:  solaris-2.8 sparc sun4u
Categories:  programming
Binaries:  db-configdb_dumpdb_load
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Sleepycat Software builds, distributes, and supports The Berkeley Database (Berkeley DB), the Open Source embedded database system. Berkeley DB is a programmatic toolkit that provides high-performance built-in database support for both standalone and client/server applications.

The Berkeley DB access methods include B+tree, Extended Linear Hashing, and Fixed and Variable-length records. Berkeley DB also includes full transactional support and database recovery, online backups, and separate access to locking, logging and shared memory caching subsystems.

Berkeley DB supports C, C++, Java and Perl APIs, and is available for a wide variety of UNIX platforms as well as Windows '95 and Windows NT (MSVC 4, 5 and 6).

To use the berkeley-db in your software add

  • db-config --libs
  • db-config --cflags
to the compile step ...