MySQL – JDBC connection example

—– —-
—- To compile c:> javac
—- Note: Make sure the CLASSPATH env is set. MySQL Connnector/J can be downloaded from
—- Example: CLASSPATH=mysql-connector-java-5.1.7\mysql-connector-java-5.1.7-bin.jar;.
—- To run c:> java Connect

— code
import java.sql.*;

public class Connect {
public static void main(String argv[]) throws Exception {
Connection conn = null;
try {
String url = “jdbc:mysql://localhost:3306/test?user=root&password=root”;
conn = DriverManager.getConnection(url);
if ( conn != null )
System.out.println(“A connection to DB has been made”);

catch(Exception e)
throw e;
finally {
if ( conn != null )
conn = null;


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