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Access MySQL Database: open connection, create table, insert and retrieve

import java.sql.Connection;
import java.sql.DriverManager;
import java.sql.ResultSet;
import java.sql.SQLException;
import java.sql.Statement;

public class SimpleProgramToAccessOracleDatabase {
  public static Connection getConnection() throws Exception {
    // load the Oracle JDBC Driver
    // define database connection parameters
    return DriverManager.getConnection("jdbc:oracle:thin:@localhost:1521:database", "userName",

  public static void main(String[] args) throws SQLException {
    Connection conn = null; // connection object
    Statement stmt = null; // statement object
    ResultSet rs = null; // result set object
    try {
      conn = getConnection(); // without Connection, can not do much
      // create a statement: This object will be used for executing
      // a static SQL statement and returning the results it produces.
      stmt = conn.createStatement();
      // start a transaction

      // create a table called cats_tricks
      stmt.executeUpdate("CREATE TABLE cats_tricks " + "(name VARCHAR2(30), trick VARCHAR2(30))");
      // insert two new records to the cats_tricks table
      stmt.executeUpdate("INSERT INTO cats_tricks VALUES('mono', 'r')");
      stmt.executeUpdate("INSERT INTO cats_tricks VALUES('mono', 'j')");

      // commit the transaction

      // set auto commit to true (from now on every single
      // statement will be treated as a single transaction

      // get all of the the records from the cats_tricks table
      rs = stmt.executeQuery("SELECT name, trick FROM cats_tricks");

      // iterate the result set and get one row at a time
      while ( {
        String name = rs.getString(1); // 1st column in query
        String trick = rs.getString(2); // 2nd column in query
        System.out.println("name=" + name);
        System.out.println("trick=" + trick);
    } catch (ClassNotFoundException ce) {
      // if the driver class not found, then we will be here
    } catch (SQLException e) {
      // something went wrong, we are handling the exception here
      if (conn != null) {

      System.out.println("--- SQLException caught ---");
      // iterate and get all of the errors as much as possible.
      while (e != null) {
        System.out.println("Message   : " + e.getMessage());
        System.out.println("SQLState  : " + e.getSQLState());
        System.out.println("ErrorCode : " + e.getErrorCode());
        e = e.getNextException();
    } finally { // close db resources
      try {
      } catch (Exception e) {


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