SQL Anywhere - The Business of Embedded Databases
Business benefits of embedding a database
Today's software applications are all about data (gathering it, storing it, analyzing it, and sharing it) and databases are at the heart of these applications. Increasingly, software vendors are choosing to embed an enterprise caliber database rather than interface to external databases in order to eliminate the exponential growth in costs from supporting multiple versions of multiple databases. By embedding an enterprise caliber database, vendors can simplify their engineering, quality assurance, technical support, and sales efforts.