Microsoft JDBC Driver - DatabaseMetaData Object

This chapter provides tutorial notes on using DatabaseMetaData object to obtain information on database objects. Topics include getting SQL server and JDBC driver information; listing all databases on the SQL Server; listing all tables, stored procedures and schemas in the current database; listing all columns in a table or a view.

Commonly Used DatabaseMetaData Methods

Getting Database Server and Driver Info

Listing All Databases - getCatalogs()

Listing All Schemas - getSchemas()

Listing All Tables - getTables()

Listing All Culumns - getColumns()

Listing All Stored Procedures - getProcedures()


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


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