by Clarence Ho

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C H A P T E R  8

Spring JDBC Support

In the previous chapters, you saw how easy it is to build a fully Spring-managed application. You now have a solid understanding of bean configuration and Aspect-Oriented Programming (AOP)—in other words, you know how to wire up the entire application using Spring. However, one of the parts of the puzzle is missing: how do you get the data that drives the application?

Apart from simple throwaway command-line utilities, almost every application needs to persist data to some kind of data store. The most usual and convenient data store is a relational database.

The most notable open source relational databases are perhaps MySQL (www.mysql.com) and PostgreSQL (www.postgresql.org). In terms of RDBMS features ...

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