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get the table name dynamically

 
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hi joe here

is there any method to get the names of the tables present in a database

Thanks in advance
 
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Have a look at the methods available to you via java.sql.DatabaseMetaData.
 
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Retrieve meta-data from the database through the established connection like this.



and use methods of this Object to get Database MetaData.
 
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The JDBC Meta data answer is the best since its database independent, but you should also be aware many DBMS's keep meta data tables available. For example, in MYSQL there's often an information_schema database schema which contains tables that can be used to read schema/table/column information, as you would normal SQL queries.
[ June 02, 2008: Message edited by: Scott Selikoff ]
 
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