This week's book giveaway is in the Java in General forum. We're giving away four copies of Think Java: How to Think Like a Computer Scientist and have Allen B. Downey & Chris Mayfield on-line! See this thread for details.
I am using Oracle as the DB. When I fetch any date column from a result set(using getDate() method), I get it displayed in YYYY-MM-DD format. I use the DD-MM-YYYY format to insert into the DB & the inserted date is displayed properly if a select query is done in SQL Plus.