When using a database for an Android application, is it possible to use a MySQL database, or do you have to use SQLite?
What I'm trying to do is make an app that allows users to see events on a map. These events are updated by admin staff from the office from a Java-based application that works with the MySQL database.
You can access a MySQL server using JDBC from your Android device. Here is a guide to get you going: http://shariqmobin.wordpress.com/2010/03/06/hello-world/