JDBC: Connecting Java with Databases

JDBC, or Java Database Connectivity, is an API that allows Java programs to interact with databases. It acts as a bridge between Java applications and databases by enabling developers to send SQL statements and process the results. JDBC provides core components such as DriverManager, Connection, Statement, ResultSet, and SQLException. To use JDBC, you need to follow basic steps like loading the JDBC driver, establishing a connection, executing SQL queries, and closing connections. Different databases require specific JDBC drivers. JDBC is an important tool for Java developers working with data persistence.

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