Hi, I have few questions about db connenction in win32. I'd like to use a native driver to connect to a mysql database instead of using the odbc driver. What are the advantages and the drawbacks of using native drivers instead of odbc drivers? Could I have problems of syncronizing the accessing to the db using the native drivers? And if I used a pool connection? What kind of problems could I have? Eventually, what is the best win32-gui for mysql? Thank you, Max.
here are the basics, although you might already know this stuff http://java.sun.com/products/jdbc/driverdesc.html In general, every driver has its strengths and weaknesses. Just because it is a native driver doesn't mean that it will have limitations(except that usually they are database vendor specific). Usually native drivers are faster and offer a fuller range of features, but again that is specific to the driver itself. The type 4 drivers I've been using have worked seamlessly for all my java needs (for Oracle). Jamie
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