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Hey all. I'm working on a project and I would like to use java with a sql database. I don't know a whole lot about sql (though I understand its not too terrible difficult)and I have no idea how to make it interact with java at all. Does anyone know of any guides that might help me get started or what software I might need for the sql side of things? Any help would be more than appreciated!
 
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That's what JDBC is good for. See http://java.sun.com/docs/books/tutorial/jdbc/index.html

Moving to our JDBC forum...
 
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Thanks for the link, that was very helpful Is there a specific dbms anyone recommends?
 
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Sorry, depends on your requirements. There are some extremely light databases like Hypersonic (HSQLDB) but while it is fine playing around it isn't suitable for real systems. MySQL is a good free database with a rich set of features but is harder to set up and maintain. Something large scale like Oracle is so rich you can make a career of learning what it can do, but you run the risk of learning Oracle rather than JDBC.

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