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mysql JDBC driver

shivani anand
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Joined: Dec 28, 2000
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When I am running my application I am getting following error in Catalina.out when my Application wants to insert record in database.
java.sql.SQLException: Can't find class for driver
I am using MYSQL as database. Do I need to install mysql JDBC drive??
Mike Curwen
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Joined: Feb 20, 2001
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Yes, you do.

It's called ConnectorJ these days, and you can download it from the mysql web site

You put the driver into your WEB-INF/lib directory, or into shared/lib in CATALINA_HOME

The driver class is com.mysql.jdbc.Driver
The connection URI hasn't changed.
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