Chapter 4. Java Database Connectivity
Databases and SQL
A JDBC Version of the Featured App
Today, nearly all companies choose to store their vast quantities of information in large repositories of data. These databases are vital to the dissemination of information via the Internet. Java, as the anointed Internet language, answers the need to connect information storage to application servers using the Java Database Connectivity framework.
As we will see in these next few chapters, JDBC is a core set of APIs that enables Java applications to connect to industry standard and proprietary database management systems. Using JDBC, your applications can retrieve and store information using Structured Query ...