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sam liyanage
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what is the different between JDBC & ODBC?
give example
Ulf Dittmer
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For basic definitions, Google and Wikipedia are your best options. There's not much point in writing here what has been written multiple times before elsewhere.


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Sagar Rohankar
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aruna sameera wrote:what is the different between JDBC & ODBC?

Short note:
JDBC: A Java way to get connected to the databases.
ODBC: Its MS Windows library specific way to get connected to MS SQL server .
Raghavan Muthu
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Sagar Rohankar wrote:
aruna sameera wrote:what is the different between JDBC & ODBC?

Short note:
JDBC: A Java way to get connected to the databases.
ODBC: Its MS Windows library specific way to get connected to MS SQL server .


ODBC is not specifically for MS SQL Server alone. You can try with any compliant database.
Paul Sturrock
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...and its not specifically a Microsoft technology (though MS are one of its main proponents). Its a standard.


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Sagar Rohankar
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oops, Thanks Raghvan, I missed that, Its because of mostly my ODBC connection end up with SQL Server OR MS Access, only

And Paul , Thanks, for letting me know, as its standard.. Thats means we can have ODBC connection on Linux platform also
 
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