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How Type-1 driver is OS dependent....... clarify please.

sandeep kulkarnii
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Joined: Jan 14, 2012
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Hello friends, I am a newbie to Java.When ODBC driver is installed on all client machines... as DBMS(on server) changes ODBC driver changes .. means it is specific to DBMS. how it is OS specific. kindly clarify..... Thanks in advance.
rohit chavan
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Joined: Oct 08, 2010
Posts: 132

It is explained in a simple way on wiki,

The JDBC type 1 driver, also known as the JDBC-ODBC bridge, is a database driver implementation that employs the ODBC driver to connect to the database. The driver converts JDBC method calls into ODBC function calls.

The driver is platform-dependent as it makes use of ODBC, which in turn depends on native libraries of the underlying operating system the JVM is running upon.


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