In a nutshell jLynx is a simple, lite, hi-performance layer over the JDBC API. Persist and retrieve POJO and Map objects directly. Designed for developer productivity, it is simpler, easier to deploy as compared to Hibernate, JPA, etc. Excellent choice for a Fast Lane Reader implementation. Output methods include XML and JSON. *** This version adds a very simple web framework which is perfect for AJAX applications. Details are posted at: http://code.google.com/p/jlynx-persistence-framework/