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Rename column name of table using DBCP
Posted on: April 5, 2010 at 12:00 AM
This tutorial demonstrate how to rename column name of the table using DBCP.


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

public class RenameColumn {
  public static void main(String[] args) {
    BasicDataSource bds = new BasicDataSource();
    try {
      Connection con = bds.getConnection();

      try {
        Statement st = con.createStatement();
        int n = st
        .executeUpdate("ALTER TABLE emp CHANGE empname name varchar(30)");
        System.out.println("Column name changed !!!");
      catch (SQLException s) {
        System.out.println("No field renamed");
    catch (Exception e) {

Directory structure of files:


In the lib folder place all required jar files 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




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Posted on: April 5, 2010

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