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Insert Clob to MySql Servlet

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

import javax.servlet.ServletException;
import javax.servlet.ServletOutputStream;
import javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet;
import javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest;
import javax.servlet.http.HttpServletResponse;

public class InsertClobToMySqlServlet extends HttpServlet {
  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 void doGet(HttpServletRequest request, HttpServletResponse response) throws IOException,
      ServletException {

    String clobData = null;
    Connection conn = null;

    String id = "001";
    String name = "fileName";
    String fileAsURL = "http://yourwebsite/fileName.dat";
    ServletOutputStream out = response.getOutputStream();

    out.println("<html><head><title>Insert Clob To MySql Servlet</title></head>");

    try {
      conn = getConnection();
      clobData = getClobsContentAsString(fileAsURL);
      insertCLOB(conn, id, name, clobData);
      out.println("<body><h4>OK: inserted a new record with id=" + id + "</h4></body></html>");
    } catch (Exception e) {
      out.println("<body><h4>Error: " + e.getMessage() + "</h4></body></html>");

  public void insertCLOB(Connection conn, String id, String name, String fileContent)
      throws Exception {
    PreparedStatement pstmt = null;
    try {
      pstmt = conn
          .prepareStatement("insert into datafiles(id, filename, filebody) values (?, ?, ?)");
      pstmt.setString(1, id);
      pstmt.setString(2, name);
      pstmt.setString(3, fileContent);
    } finally {

  public static String getClobsContentAsString(String urlAsString) throws Exception {
    InputStream content = null;
    try {
      URL url = new URL(urlAsString);
      URLConnection urlConn = url.openConnection();
      content = urlConn.getInputStream();

      int BUFFER_SIZE = 1024;
      ByteArrayOutputStream output = new ByteArrayOutputStream();
      int length;
      byte[] buffer = new byte[BUFFER_SIZE];

      while ((length = != -1) {
        output.write(buffer, 0, length);
      return new String(output.toByteArray());
    } finally {



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