Connect to Access Database using JDBC-ODBC bridge : JDBC ODBC « Database « Java Tutorial

The JDBC-ODBC bridge provides JDBC access via most ODBC drivers.

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

public class Main {
  public static void main(String[] args) throws Exception {
    Connection conn = getConnection();
    Statement st = conn.createStatement();
    // st.executeUpdate("drop table survey;");
    st.executeUpdate("create table survey (id int,name varchar(30));");
    st.executeUpdate("insert into survey (id,name ) values (1,'nameValue')");

    st = conn.createStatement();
    ResultSet rs = st.executeQuery("SELECT * FROM survey");

    ResultSetMetaData rsMetaData = rs.getMetaData();

    int numberOfColumns = rsMetaData.getColumnCount();
    System.out.println("resultSet MetaData column Count=" + numberOfColumns);


  private static Connection getConnection() throws Exception {
    String driver = "sun.jdbc.odbc.JdbcOdbcDriver";
    String url = "jdbc:odbc:northwind";
    String username = "";
    String password = "";
    return DriverManager.getConnection(url, username, password);

20.33.1.Connect to Access Database using JDBC-ODBC bridge
20.33.2.sun.jdbc.odbc.JdbcOdbcDriver Connection Example
20.33.3.Load JdbcOdbcDriver and create a table
20.33.4.Query a jdbc odbc connection
20.33.5.Get metadata from jdbc:odbc connection
20.33.6.Working with a Result Set
20.33.7.Working with ResultSetMetaData
20.33.8.List tables in a database