TiTLi is a Google-like search tool for relational databases . It builds on top of Apache Lucene to provide an API and a GWT-based UI for searching multiple databases from various vendors simultaneously. It is very fast due to indexing, and the database is queried only when a record is chosen.
OpenJPA is a 100% compliant feature-rich implementation of the persistence part of Enterprise Java Beans 3.0, also known as the Java Persistence API (JPA). It can be used as a stand-alone POJO persistence layer, or it can be integrated into any EJB3.0 compliant container and many lightweight frameworks.
Mr. Persister aims at providing a simple yet complete relational persistence API. Current features include easier JDBC operations via JDBC templates (Spring style), automatic connection/transaction handling, object relational mapping, dynamic report support, connection pooling, and more. Planned features include replication, JDBC driver debugging, more advanced ORM, and more.
dao-zero is a tiny Java bean used to reduce the source of a persistence tier based on Spring's iBatis support. The usual way to use iBatis in Spring is to write code and invoke the iBatis API explicitly. dao-zero invokes the iBatis API for the developer automatically, without the need to write implementation code. It will implement DAO interfaces automatically and invoke iBatis SQL mapped statements for you. You can use it to replace your DAO bean class directly.
XMLImportDB provides an easy-to-use interface that allows developers to create a baseline database environment that can be embedded in their source code for use in jUnit test cases. The database environment can be described in a separate file in the same package as the tests, in a hard coded string in the test case classes, or in any other location for which a java.io.Reader can be created at runtime.
Ammentos is a lightweight persistence framework for JDK 5. It does not require any installation nor configuration; just put a jar file into your classpath and start writing code. It is designed so that your persistence code will be dramatically short and so that you won't have to spend a lot of time to learn how to use it. It is about 72Kb large and it does not require any external library except for your database JDBC driver. You can use it in desktop applications or in server-based environments.