Database Programming with JDBC


Type 4 drivers or Native protocol driver is known to be the one with the best features and functions. Type 4 driver does not have any native methods and is a complete Java driver. You need not to install it on the client before use and the can be easily downloaded or configured on a system very easily. One of the best features of Type 4 driver is that it interacts directly with the DBMS server.

Firstly, you need to register the type of driver that you are using by using the string,