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Read a Clob object from MySQL

import java.sql.Clob;
import java.sql.Connection;
import java.sql.DriverManager;
import java.sql.PreparedStatement;
import java.sql.ResultSet;

public class ClobSelectMySQL{
  public static Connection getConnection() throws Exception {
    String driver = "";
    String url = "jdbc:mysql://localhost/databaseName";
    String username = "root";
    String password = "root";
    Connection conn = DriverManager.getConnection(url, username, password);
    return conn;
  public static String getCLOB(int id) throws Exception {
    Connection conn = null;
    ResultSet rs = null;
    PreparedStatement pstmt = null;
    String query = "SELECT clobData FROM tableName WHERE id = ?";

    try {
      conn = getConnection();
      pstmt = conn.prepareStatement(query);
      pstmt.setInt(1, id);
      rs = pstmt.executeQuery();;
      Clob clob = rs.getClob(1);
      // materialize CLOB onto client
      String wholeClob = clob.getSubString(1, (int) clob.length());
      return wholeClob;
    } finally {

  public static void main(String args[]) throws Exception {

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