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Converting from Access to MySQL
Joined: Mar 31, 2005
Dec 20, 2006 16:08:00
I've just converted my database from Access to MySQL because I'm running on Linux now.
My question is, are there any changes needed in the
code when making a connection to a MySQL database in comparison to an Access database?
Using Access, I would include this in my servlet to make a connection:
url = "jdbc
dbc:jTunesDB"; //jTunesDB is the database name.
Connection connection = DriverManager.getConnection(url,"","");
and previously in my Windows machine, I would go into ODBC setting in my control panel and set the path where the Access database was stored.
If anyone can help me with this, I would greatly appreciate it.
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Joined: May 26, 2003
Dec 20, 2006 19:00:00
That should still work. Note that with MySQL, you are not tied to the ODBC driver. See this
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