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Java 9 Cookbook by Nick Samoylov, Mohamed Sanaulla

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Introduction

It is difficult to imagine a complex software application that does not use some kind of data storage. A structured and accessible data storage is called a database. This is why any modern language implementation includes a framework that allows you to access the DB and create, read, update, and delete (CRUD) data in it. In Java, it is the Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) API that provides access to virtually any data source, from relational databases to spreadsheets and flat files, according to the Javadoc. 

The java.sql and javax.sql packages that compose the JDBC API are included in the Java Platform Standard Edition (Java SE). The java.sql package provides the API for accessing and processing data stored in a data source ...

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