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Registering Sybase driver

Gustavo Lermen
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Joined: Jun 27, 2001
Posts: 2
Hi
I'm developing an applet that access a sybase database on a remote computer. How can I register the sybase jdbc driver on the client machine where the applet is running?
Thanks...
rani bedi
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Joined: Feb 06, 2001
Posts: 358
It depends whether you are developing an intranet application or an internet application.
For intranet applications it would be useful to consider type 2 drivers. But since type 3 and type 4 drivers show significantly better performance than type 2 drivers and the trend is towards development of more robust pure-Java drivers, it might be useful to evaluate type 3 or type 4 for intranet situations too.
For Internet-related applications, there is no option but to use type 3 or type 4 drivers. Type 3 drivers are best suited for environments that need to provide connectivity to a variety of DBMS servers and heterogeneous databases and that require significantly high levels of concurrently connected users where performance and scalability are major concerns. Type 4 drivers are generally aimed at the workgroup level.


Cheers,<br />Rani<br />SCJP, SCWCD, SCBCD
Gustavo Lermen
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Joined: Jun 27, 2001
Posts: 2
Thanks...
I already have a sybase driver type 4. What I want to know is what is the best way to download the driver to the client machine in execution time. Is this possible?
Thanks again
 
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