chewbapoclypse chewbapoclypse - 1 year ago 113
SQL Question

How to add the Connection Driver to my Project

I am using NetBeans to test a JSP project. I'm simply trying to establish a connection to the MySQL database that is running on my local machine.


<%@ page import="java.sql.*"%>
<title>Database connection</title>
String dbUrl = "jdbc:mysql://localhost:3306/database";
String user = "root";
String pass = "root";

Connection myConn = DriverManager.getConnection(dbUrl,user,pass);

NetBeans was able to connect to the server and all of its databases. As seen in the picture below. Is there a way to use the connector driver that Netbeans is using to connect to the database in my project?

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Answer Source

You have to specify the driver name with appropriate package name. Because the mysql-connector.jar file contains lots Driver class implementations. So,

Try this code

 try {
         Connection con = DriverManager.getConnection("jdbc:mysql://localhost/database", "root", "root");
         Statement stmt = con.createStatement();

        // perform required operation

 } catch (Exception e) {
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