What is JDBC?
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What is JDBC?


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October 25, 2010 at 5:37 PM


JDBC technology is an API (included in both J2SE and J2EE releases) that provides cross-DBMS

connectivity to a wide range of SQL databases and access to other tabular data sources, such as

spreadsheets or flat files. With a JDBC technology-enabled driver, you can connect all corporate data even in a heterogeneous environment

October 25, 2010 at 7:54 PM


JDBC stands for Java Database Connectivity. It is a set of API for connecting the database from Java program. JDBC API provides the API for:

  1. Connecting to database
  2. Getting the database information
  3. Performing add, update, delete and selection operations on the dataset.
  4. Controlling and managing the database translations between two or more JDBC statements.
  5. You can call database views, Stored procedures from Java program.

Learn in detail at JDBC Tutorial page.

More JDBC tutorials and examples are available at JDBC section.