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JDBC-Odbc Connection

JDBC-ODBC Connection is a JDBC driver that translates the operation in JDBC into ODBC. For ODBC,it is a normal java application program.

JDBC-ODBC Connection


JDBC-ODBC Connection is a JDBC driver that translates the operation in  JDBC into ODBC. For ODBC,it is a normal java application program. This bridge provides JDBC  for database in which an ODBC driver is available. The bridge is represented as sun.jdbc.odbc.The Java contain a defined package and its library to access ODBC.

Understand with Example

In this Tutorial we help you in explaining JDBC Odbc Connection in Java. The code explains you a how creation and closing of connection is done. For this code we have a   JdbcOdbc Connection class. The class contains a main method, that include a list of steps as follow -

   Loading a driver is the first step to be done inside the try block of main method ( ) by calling a Class.forName ( ),this class accept a "sun.jdbc.odbc.jdbcodbc Driver" as argument.

   DriverManager.getConnection ( ) : This establish or built a connection between url and emp table in the database.

 The print print the "New Connection Create..."..The Connection object call a close ( ),return you the connection is closed. The println show the "Connection closed"

In case the exception exists in a try block, the subsequent catch block check and handle the exception.

import java.sql.*;

public class JdbcOdbcConnection {

  public static void main(String args[]) {

  Connection con = null;

  try {


  con = DriverManager.getConnection("jdbc:odbc:emp");

  System.out.println("New Connection Create ....");


  System.out.println("Connection closed");

  catch (Exception e) {







New Connection Create ....
Connection closed

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January 24, 2013

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January 14, 2012
jdbc-odbc connection

sir..when i am making connection with my database table and running my programm in eclipse,then i m getting my frame but cant submit into my database.. i am getting a message like "cannot find output table student".. pls help me sir...thanks
April 1, 2012
getting error

getting error at cannot connect http://localhost:8080
July 14, 2012
Driver Problem with JDBC

[Microsoft][ODBC Driver Manager] Data source name not found and no default driver specified . when i try your program above error shown in cmd . i m using window 7 64bit Home Basic .plz help me out .
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April 6, 2013
jdbc-odbc connectivity for windows7

please can any one can tell how to connect jdbc to odbc for windows7.My project is struct in that
July 10, 2013

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