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This chapter shows you how to use the Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) classes. Besides learning the underlying principles, you'll see some practical examples.
JDBC is the standard 100 percent Java application programming interface (API) used to access and retrieve data from a multitude of existing databases. No matter what database you're accessing through JDBC, you use Structured Query Language (SQL) statements, the standard relational database language, to carry ...