This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
"Java Database Best Practices" is the one-stop reference book to help you determine what's most appropriate for your project at hand. This comprehensive guide introduces each of the dominant APIs, explores the methodology and design components that use those APIs, and offers practices most appropriate for different types and makes of databases, as well as different types of applications.