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  1. Types of JDBC drivers

    by , 11-11-2011 at 06:44 PM (My Java Tips)
    There are 4 different types of JDBC drivers that can be used in Java database applications. Which driver to use, depends on the requirements and available resources. I will briefly talk about each driver.

    Type 1 is JDBC-OBC bridge driver. It is pure Java and is include in java.sql.*. The client needs ODBC driver manager and ODBC driver for data source. It is ideal in situations, when ODBC driver is available for the database and is already installed on the client machine.