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Anonymous
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Hi
i would like to know how to get list of table names using jdbc
and which would work for all databases ( without being data base
specific)
thanx
amit
 
John Bateman
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Hi
In the java.sql package you can use the Connection Interface to get information through the getMetaData().
It returns a DatabaseMetaData type and this has alot of generic information about whatever server you connect to.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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