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Apache Derby—Off to the Races: Includes Details of IBM® Cloudscape™ by Dan Scott, George Baklarz, Paul C. Zikopoulos

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Developing Apache Derby Applications

Because Apache Derby is a Java-based database engine, most application developers will choose to program their applications using the JDBC API. Cloudscape supports Java applications written in JDBC 2.0 and 3.0.

An Apache Derby application follows the same general methodology as other Java-based applications in that a proper JDBC driver is loaded, a connection is made to the required database, a statement object is created, and finally the statement object is used to execute some business logic (generally an SQL statement or a stored procedure). Prepared statements are also supported in Apache Derby, as well as parameter markers, which deliver an excellent performance boost for your applications. In addition, ...

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