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neeraj jadhav
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Joined: Apr 06, 2009
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i have created database using MS ACCESS 2007. i need to know how can i connect that database to my java program, so that i can fetch required data from the database and display it.

please give me step by step details of the process as i know absolutely nothing about database connectivity in java.


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Vijitha Kumara
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You can get a good overview from Jdbc Tutorial to get started. It's that only the driver you should get to match your vendor. And we have a separate forum dedicated to JDBC related posts.


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Campbell Ritchie
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Moving to our databases forum.
Scott Selikoff
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For Access, you need to use a JDBC-ODBC bridge. There's a number of examples on the web of this.

Can I recommend using real database software? I know its not relevant but many programmers find Access unusable as a real database system (flame bait I know).


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