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The documentation of the specific RDBMS / driver would be a good place to start.
If the driver is JDBC 4 compatible there's no need to load it via a Class.forName() anymore, though. A JDBC 4 compatible driver should have a file java.sql.Driver file located in the META-INF/services folder of the JDBC driver JAR file, which contains the FQN of the driver class.
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