Data storage overview

There are several ways you can store, share, and manage data for your apps. This guide contains a chapter for each of the following approaches:

Data storage approach Description and API

SQLite database

Store data in relational databases with the Database API.

File system

Store data in files and folders with the FileConnection API.

Persistent store

Save objects across smartphone restarts with the PersistentStore API.

Runtime store

Save objects nonpersistently, which is useful for sharing data between applications and creating system-wide singletons, with the RuntimeStore API.

Record store

Store data in the MIDP Record Management System with the RMS API.

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