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mysql drivers

Sekhar Chand
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Joined: Apr 05, 2006
Posts: 73
Hai guys,
can anybody know the 4 drivers for mysql.
Oracle have 4 drivers, i dont know whether mysql have 4 types or not.
I know 2 types of drivers, type-1 and type -4.
please tell me the remaining drivers

thanks in advance
Philip Shanks
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Joined: Oct 15, 2002
Posts: 189

The driver types that I think you are referring to have to do with the underlying technology. See Types of JDBC technology drivers for more information on this.

I believe that the MySQL jdbc driver (com.mysql.jdbc.Driver) is Type 4.

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Pj Murray
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Joined: Sep 24, 2004
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MySQL Connector/J is a Type IV JDBC driver.

Sun provides a good resource for finding JDBC drivers:

PJ Murray -
I agree. Here's the link:
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