From Oracle FAQ
Oracle Lite is a lightweight, single-user, object/relational, embedded SQL database that runs on desktops, laptops, down to the smallest mobile devices.
Omniscience Object Technology, Inc. was acquired by Oracle Corporation in November 1996, and their product (Omniscience ORDBMS) became the first version of Oracle Lite.
- Oracle Lite FAQ, frequently asked questions.
- J2ME - Small footprint Java that runs on consumer devices.