Commonly Used DatabaseMetaData Methods

This section provides a list of commonly used DatabaseMetaData methods for obtaining information on database objects like tables, and stored procedures.

JDBC database meta data is a collection of information reported by the JDBC driver about the connected database. This collection of information can be obtained by con.getMetaData as a DatabaseMetaData object. Detailed information can be retrieved with various methods offered on the DatabaseMetaData object. Some of them are:

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 JDBC (Java Database Connectivity) Introduction

 JDK (Java SE) Installation

 Microsoft SQL Server Express Edition

 Microsoft JDBC Driver for SQL Server

 Microsoft JDBC Driver - Query Statements and Result Sets

Microsoft JDBC Driver - DatabaseMetaData Object

Commonly Used DatabaseMetaData Methods

 Getting Database Server and Driver Info

 Listing All Databases - getCatalogs()

 Listing All Schemas - getSchemas()

 Listing All Tables - getTables()

 Listing All Culumns - getColumns()

 Listing All Stored Procedures - getProcedures()

 Microsoft JDBC Driver - DDL Statements

 Microsoft JDBC Driver - DML Statements

 SQL Server - PreparedStatement

 SQL Server CLOB (Character Large Object) - TEXT

 SQL Server BLOB (Binary Large Object) - BLOB

 JDBC-ODBC Bridge Driver - sun.jdbc.odbc.JdbcOdbcDriver

 JDBC-ODBC Bridge Driver - Flat Text Files

 JDBC-ODBC Bridge Driver - MS Access

 JDBC-ODBC Bridge Driver - MS SQL Server

 Archived Tutorials

 References

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