This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori 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.