The Basic Primer on Java and the Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) model is provided to assist PL/SQL developers working the examples found in Chapter 5 of this book. This Appendix Covers the following:
Java and JDBC architecture
Configuring the Oracle Java environment
Testing a client-side or thin-driver JDBC connection
Java is a robust Object-Oriented (OO) programming language that employs a Java virtual machine (JVM). A virtual machine creates a self-contained environment that mimics services like an operating system. The JVM runs as a process in the Windows, Apple, and UNIX operating systems, while Java programs run inside the JVM with all the rights ...