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prolems on loading the oracle thin driver

nalluri gowri
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Joined: Jun 24, 2013
Posts: 2

import java.sql.*;
class SimpleJdbc
{
public static void main(String ar[])
{
try{
class.forName("oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleDriver");
}
catch(Exception e)
{
System.out.println(e);
}
}
}
nalluri gowri
Greenhorn

Joined: Jun 24, 2013
Posts: 2
nalluri gowri wrote:
import java.sql.*;
class SimpleJdbc
{
public static void main(String ar[])
{
try{
class.forName("oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleDriver");
}
catch(Exception e)
{
System.out.println(e);
}
}
}
Mahender Parkipandla
Greenhorn

Joined: Dec 28, 2009
Posts: 17
What error you come across?
What problem you have faced? You have not given more details?
K. Tsang
Bartender

Joined: Sep 13, 2007
Posts: 1966
    
    7

Did you include the ".newInstance()" part?

Class.forName("oracle.jdbc.OracleDriver").newInstance();

More importantly is the JDBC file in the classpath?


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Martin Vajsar
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Joined: Aug 22, 2010
Posts: 3438
    
  47

K. Tsang wrote:Did you include the ".newInstance()" part?

Class.forName("oracle.jdbc.OracleDriver").newInstance();?

This shouldn't be necessary. The driver registers itself when the class is loaded, and Class.forName() causes the target class to be loaded.

More importantly is the JDBC file in the classpath?

That's probably the question here.
 
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