Sunday, 9 June 2013

What is JDBC?


JDBC stands for “Java Database Connectivity”. JDBC is an API defined in the java.sql andjavax.sql packages for connecting an arbitrary database to a Java program. JDBC is a set of classes and interfaces written in the Java programming language. JDBC provides a standard API for tool/database developers and makes it possible to write database applications using a pure Java API.

The Structure of JDBC

Java application calls the JDBC library. JDBC loads a driver which talks to the database.