Topics in This Chapter
Configuring a DSN to connect to Microsoft Access
Installing and configuring MySQL
Creating databases and users in MySQL
Installing and configuring Oracle9i
Using the Database Configuration Assistant to create a database in Oracle9i
Manually creating a database in Oracle9i
Creating users in Oracle9i
Testing your database through a JDBC connection
Determining the JDBC version of your database driver
Setting up the example
In this chapter, we provide details for configuring three popular databases for use with JDBC: Microsoft Access, MySQL, and Oracle9i.
The first database, Microsoft Access, is an excellent database for practice and experimentation because the Java SDK ...