Microsoft JDBC Driver for SQL Server

This chapter provides tutorial notes on JDBC Driver produced by Microsoft for SQL Server. Topics include downloading and installing Microsoft JDBC Driver; loading driver JAR file; creating a connection to SQL Server with port number, instance name and database name; closing a connection.

Installing Microsoft JDBC Driver for SQL Server

Loading Driver Class Automatically

Loading Driver Class with Class.forName()

DriverManager.getConnection() and Connection URL

Enable TCP/IP with SQL Server Configuration Manager

Specifying Port Number in Connection URL

Instance Name Better than Port Number

Specifying Instance Name 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


Table of Contents

 About This Book

 JDBC (Java Database Connectivity) Introduction

 JDK (Java SE) Installation

 Microsoft SQL Server Express Edition

Microsoft JDBC Driver for SQL Server

 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

 Archived Tutorials


 Full Version in PDF/EPUB