This week's book giveaway is in the OCMJEA forum. We're giving away four copies of OCM Java EE 6 Enterprise Architect Exam Guide and have Paul Allen & Joseph Bambara on-line! See this thread for details.
Can I create Catalogs or databases in a vendor independent way? I was really impressed with the example/test programmer for the JDBC driver for MySQL -- it created all it's own tables as needed in the test catalog. But suppose I want to make my programm completely self installing: How would I start MySQL (if it is not started) and create my own database programmatically? How would I do this for other database vendors? Siegfried