Introduction to JDBC
What is JDBC?
JDBC stands for Java Database Connectivity. Java provides JDBC API as a part of it's JSE implementation. The JDBC API is a Java API that can access any kind of tabular data, especially data stored in a Relational Database(Oracle, MySQL, SQL Server etc.).
JDBC helps to perform below operation with data sources:
- Establishing connection with data source like database
- Executing queries to the database
- Retrieving and processing result received from database as a result of query execution in step 2