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Hi guys,
I would like to know what type of database is best for a small scale(+-500 users ) cross platform application (Windows , Linux , android ect)?

Thanks in advanced for all the help and advice!
 
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Determining the best database is really subjective.  Here are a couple of good database systems.  If you have a database server being used by remote clients I would consider MySQL/MariaDB.  If the database is local I would consider sqlite.  My only reasoning is that they are well suited for general DB tasks, simple enough to implement, and they are popular enough to get good free help.

I am assuming you are not looking to store binary values.  If you are there are better databases for that, but I don't have experience with any of them.
 
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Thanks ! well no binary values at this point of the plan , yeah I was thinking it would be both I would have a database on a server and locally for offline use then when user connects it can commit and "sync"(still gota figure that idea out). This project is still conceptual in the planing phase !
 
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