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  1. Type 2: Native-API/partly Java driver

    by , 04-27-2012 at 07:59 PM
    JDBC driver type 2 -- the native-API/partly Java driver -- converts JDBC calls into database-specific calls for databases such as SQL Server, Informix, Oracle, or Sybase. The type 2 driver communicates directly with the database server; therefore it requires that some binary code be present on the client machine.

    Type 2 drivers typically offer significantly better performance than the JDBC-ODBC Bridge.

    The vendor database library needs to be ...