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Erwin Morales

Joined: Feb 26, 2004
Posts: 8
Hi All!
Anyone can say me what means "Register the driver"?, where is registred?
[ August 27, 2004: Message edited by: Erwin Morales ]

Erwin Morales<br />Ciudad de Mexico/Mexico City
Julian Kennedy
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Joined: Aug 02, 2004
Posts: 823
Hi Erwin,

"Register the driver" means load a class that implements the java.sql.Driver interface in the JVM. This is referred to as registering the Driver with the DriverManager.

Here is an excerpt from the Javadoc for java.sql.Driver:

When a Driver class is loaded, it should create an instance of itself and register it with the DriverManager. This means that a user can load and register a driver by calling

For more information see Sun's JDBC Tutorial or browse the Javadoc for the java.sql package.

Hope that helps.

Erwin Morales

Joined: Feb 26, 2004
Posts: 8
thanks for answer and tips Julian
I agree. Here's the link:
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