• Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic

Is JDBC built on ODBC?

 
Nick Widelec
Ranch Hand
Posts: 226
Eclipse IDE Firefox Browser Ubuntu
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Hi everybody,
I would like to know whether or not JDBC is built on ODBC.
Thanks in advance.
 
Jelle Klap
Bartender
Posts: 1952
7
Eclipse IDE Java
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
No, JDBC is not built on top of ODBC. However, a JDBC Type 1 driver (JDBC-ODBC bridge) does use ODBC to actually communicate with the database, by converting JDBC calls to ODBC calls (hence bridge). That's not a very commonly used type though, because performance suffers quite a bit, among other things.
 
What are you doing? You are supposed to be reading this tiny ad!
the new thread boost feature brings a LOT of attention to your favorite threads
https://coderanch.com/t/674455/Thread-Boost-feature
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
Boost this thread!