Abbrevation for "Enlightenment
Edb is a database abstraction layer to Berkeley
Databases. Edb contains the source for DB 2.7.7, thus freezing the database format on disk, making sure it will never become incompatible (as is a habit of the DB interface in libc). Edb wraps this with a convenience and optimization API
layer, making database access easy, fast and consistent. It handles typing of information in the database and much more.
Edb is part of the Enlightenment
It is *VERY* fast and all of Enlightenment configuration management is built on top of it - every configuration file is a database - including Ebits