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Connecting to MySQL

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This tutorial demonstrate how to connect to MySQL using DBCP.

Code:

ConnectingToMySQL.java

import java.sql.*;
import org.apache.commons.dbcp.BasicDataSource;

public class ConnectingToMySQL {
public static void main(String[] args) {
BasicDataSource bds = new BasicDataSource();
bds.setDriverClassName("com.mysql.jdbc.Driver");
bds.setUrl("jdbc:mysql://localhost:3306/mydb");
bds.setUsername("root");
bds.setPassword("");
try {
System.out.println("Trying to connect!!");
Connection con = bds.getConnection();
System.out.println("Connected sucessfully !!");
con.close();
} catch (SQLException s) {
System.out.println("SQL code does not execute.");
}
}
}

Directory structure of files

In the lib folder place all required file ie. commons-collections.jar, commons-dbcp.jar, commons-pool.jar, j2ee.jar and mysql-connector-java-5.1.7-bin.jar

In the pathset.bat write following statement

set classpath=.;lib/commons-collections.jar;lib/commons-dbcp.jar;lib/commons-pool.jar;lib/j2ee.jar;lib/mysql-connector-java-5.1.7-bin.jar

Output:

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