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Any alternative to JDBC???

Nilesh Srivastava
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Joined: Aug 29, 2003
Posts: 70
Hi all,
My question is : If I want to connect the database to my Java application/jsp frontend , what r other ways to connect to Oracle/any other databse without using JDBC.
Lasse Koskela

Joined: Jan 23, 2002
Posts: 11962
If JDBC is not an option, you're left with native drivers in which case we're most probably talking about ODBC. Again, if JDBC-ODBC bridge isn't an option, the only way is to use the native driver is through JNI.

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SJ Adnams
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Joined: Sep 28, 2001
Posts: 925
there is SQLJ but that compiles into jdbc anyway.
There is of course plenty of other solutions that act as a layer between your app & jdbc (JDO, CMP for example).
maybe explain why you don't want to use jdbc?
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