So I have started a blog for my Rasch Itembank Project, and the address is:
The Learning Java blog will now be kept for java related issues, including issues related to data storage and access.
I am currently using a Derby database, and I had a few teething problems with that. Anyway after failing to find an ISP who would host a derby server for me, I have now found one who will host MySQL. So that will be a new learning curve for me.