Java 2 SDK for Solaris Developer's Guide


The JDBCTM 3.0 API, which is composed of packages java.sql and javax.sql, provides universal data access from the Java programming language. By using the JDBC 3.0 API, you can access virtually any data source, from relational databases to spreadsheets and flat files. JDBC technology also provides a common base on which tools and alternative interfaces can be built.

This API enables you to do the following:

There are two new JDBC data types, BOOLEAN and DATALINK. The DATALINK type enables management of data outside of a data source. This release also establishes the relationship between the JDBC Service Provider Interface and the Connector architecture.

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