Specify a CharSet when connecting to a DBMS : Driver « Database « Java Tutorial

import java.sql.Connection;
import java.sql.DriverManager;
import java.util.Properties;

public class Main {
  public static void main(String[] argv) throws Exception {

    Properties prop = new Properties();
    prop.put("charSet", "iso-8859-7"); 
    prop.put("user", "your username");
    prop.put("password", "your password");

    // Connect to the database
    Connection con = DriverManager.getConnection("url", prop);


20.2.1.A List of JDBC Drivers: connection string, driver name
20.2.2.DriverManager.getDrivers(): enumerate all the loaded JDBC drivers:
20.2.3.Setting the Login Timeout
20.2.4.Get a List of all Available Parameters for Creating a JDBC Connection
20.2.5.String java.sql.DriverPropertyInfo.name (Get name of property)
20.2.6.boolean java.sql.DriverPropertyInfo.required (Is property value required?)
20.2.7.String java.sql.DriverPropertyInfo.value (Get current value)
20.2.8.String java.sql.DriverPropertyInfo.description (Get description of property)
20.2.9.String[] java.sql.DriverPropertyInfo.choices (Get possible choices for property; if null, value can be any string)
20.2.10.DriverPropertyInfo[] java.sql.Driver.getPropertyInfo(String url, Properties info)
20.2.11.int java.sql.Driver.getMajorVersion()
20.2.12.int java.sql.Driver.getMinorVersion()
20.2.13.boolean java.sql.Driver.jdbcCompliant()
20.2.14.Getting Information about the Driver
20.2.15.Enable JDBC logging
20.2.16.Specify a CharSet when connecting to a DBMS
20.2.17.Listing All Available Parameters for Creating a JDBC Connection