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difference between JDBC and ODBC

JK Mahajan
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Joined: Dec 22, 2004
Posts: 4
I need answers to these:

1. Can Java use ODBC to connect to database, or can only use JDBC ?

2. Is JDBC better than ODBC because JDBC is portable and ODBC is not ?

3. Disadvantages of ODBC over JDBC ?

Thanks
satish kumar
Greenhorn

Joined: Nov 26, 2004
Posts: 18
It's clearly explained at this link
http://archive.devx.com/dbzone/articles/dd_jdbc/sosinsky-2.asp
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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