Data Access

In chapter, you will learn how Spring can simplify your database access tasks (Spring can also simplify your NoSQL and BigData tasks, which is covered in Chapter 13). Data access is a common requirement for most enterprise applications, which usually require accessing data stored in relational databases. As an essential part of Java SE, Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) defines a set of standard APIs for you to access relational databases in a vendor-independent fashion.

The purpose of JDBC is to provide APIs through which you can execute SQL statements against a database. However, when using JDBC, you have to manage database-related ...

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