Database Programming With Java + JDBC: Part 1/2 (Page 1 of 6 )
Interacting with a database is a routine job in the application world. Quite often you need to store information in the database, fetch it to generate some form of report and update or delete it as required.
Java provides the JDBC (Java Database Connectivity) API for executing SQL statements. JDBC, being Java-based, leverages the benefits of the language and provides a convenient way to communicate with different databases, such as Oracle, Informix, Sybase, etc.
In this article I will introduce you to the JDBC API, showing you how to connect to and work with a database.