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JDBC Driver Type Comparison
CategoryType 1Type 2Type 3Type 4
Basic DescriptionJDBC to ODBC BridgeJDBC using Native MethodsMiddleware JDBC DriversPure Java Driver
Requires native install on clientYesYesNoNo
Cross platformNoMostlyYesYes
Supports specific DB features e.g. OracleBlobNoYesUsually NoYes
Requires additional serverNoNoYesNo

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