aspose file tools*
The moose likes JDBC and the fly likes JDBC Driver Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login


Win a copy of Spring in Action this week in the Spring forum!
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Databases » JDBC
Bookmark "JDBC Driver" Watch "JDBC Driver" New topic
Author

JDBC Driver

Fisher Daniel
Ranch Hand

Joined: Sep 14, 2001
Posts: 582
Hi all,
I want to know whether there is a JDBC Driver which we can use for multiple database vendor?

thanks
daniel
Adeel Ansari
Ranch Hand

Joined: Aug 15, 2004
Posts: 2874
No.
And if there is then I dont know .
we use JDBC: ODBC bridge.
[ November 07, 2004: Message edited by: adeel ansari ]
Bear Bibeault
Author and ninkuma
Marshal

Joined: Jan 10, 2002
Posts: 61413
    
  67

The whole nature of a JDBC driver is to provide a common front-end to disparate databases.


[Asking smart questions] [Bear's FrontMan] [About Bear] [Books by Bear]
param arora
Greenhorn

Joined: Oct 29, 2004
Posts: 3
Whole concept of jdbc is to provide one unified interface for handling the data base calls.

But with others,we need to provide some configuration information . that may in datasource.xml(In case of J2ee) or in the java code where we trying to load a driver using Class.forName() using DriverManager Approach

It delegates the responsibilities to the vendor specific driver, which will provide the implementation for Interfaces such as Statement etc.

Hope this answered u r Query.

Cheers
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
subject: JDBC Driver