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Installing Microsoft JDBC Driver for SQL Server

This section describes how to download and install Microsoft JDBC Driver 1.0 for SQL Server 2005.

If you want to access SQL Server database from Java applications, you need to install a JDBC driver that supports SQL Server. There are many software vendors offer such JDBC drivers.

Microsoft offers a free driver, JDBC Driver 1.0, which is JDBC 3.0 compliant. JDBC Driver 1.0 is a Type 4 JDBC driver using native-protocols.

The tutorial below shows you how to download and install the JDBC Driver 1.0 from Microsoft.

1. Go to Microsoft JDBC page.

2. Click the Download button. The license terms page shows up.

3. Click the link "I Accept and I want to download the Microsoft Windows version" near the end of the page. The download window shows up.

4. Save the downloaded file, sqljdbc_1.0.809.102_enu.exe, to C:\temp directory.

5. Double click on sqljdbc_1.0.809.102_enu.exe. It will be unzipped to a local directory called: "Microsoft SQL Server 2005 JDBC Driver". The JDBC driver .jar file, sqljdbc.jar, is located under the "sqljdbc_1.0\enu" subdirectory.

6. Copy sqljdbc.jar to C:\local\lib\sqljdbc.jar. You are ready to use JDBC Driver 1.0 now.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 JDBC (Java Database Connectivity) Introduction

 Downloading and Installing JDK - Java SE

 Installing and Running Java DB - Derby

 Derby (Java DB) JDBC Driver

 Derby (Java DB) JDBC DataSource Objects

 Java DB (Derby) - DML Statements

 Java DB (Derby) - ResultSet Objects of Queries

 Java DB (Derby) - PreparedStatement

 MySQL Installation on Windows

 MySQL JDBC Driver (MySQL Connector/J)

 MySQL - PreparedStatement

 MySQL - Reference Implementation of JdbcRowSet

 MySQL - JBDC CallableStatement

 MySQL CLOB (Character Large Object) - TEXT

 MySQL BLOB (Binary Large Object) - BLOB

 Oracle Express Edition Installation on Windows

 Oracle JDBC Drivers

 Oracle - Reference Implementation of JdbcRowSet

 Oracle - PreparedStatement

 Oracle - JBDC CallableStatement

 Oracle CLOB (Character Large Object) - TEXT

 Oracle BLOB (Binary Large Object) - BLOB

 Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition

Microsoft JDBC Driver for SQL Server - sqljdbc.jar

Installing Microsoft JDBC Driver for SQL Server

 Loading Driver Class with Class.forName()

 DriverManager.getConnection() and Connection URL

 Specifying Port Number in Connection URL

 Closing the Database Connection - con.close()

 Specifying Database Name in Connection URL

 Incorrect Database Name in Connection URL

 Creating Connections with DataSource Class

 Microsoft JDBC Driver - Query Statements and Result Sets

 Microsoft JDBC Driver - DatabaseMetaData Object

 Microsoft JDBC Driver - DDL Statements

 Microsoft JDBC Driver - DML Statements

 SQL Server - PreparedStatement

 SQL Server CLOB (Character Large Object) - TEXT

 SQL Server BLOB (Binary Large Object) - BLOB

 JDBC-ODBC Bridge Driver - sun.jdbc.odbc.JdbcOdbcDriver

 JDBC-ODBC Bridge Driver - Flat Text Files

 JDBC-ODBC Bridge Driver - MS Access

 JDBC-ODBC Bridge Driver - MS SQL Server

 Summary of JDBC Drivers and Database Servers

 Additional Tutorial Notes to Be Added

 References

 PDF Printing Version

Installing Microsoft JDBC Driver for SQL Server - Updated in 2014, by Dr. Herong Yang