How do I connect to a SQL Server 2008 database using JDBC?

To connect to a SQL Server database using JDBC, you will need to use the JDBC driver for SQL Server. Here's an example of how you can use the JDBC driver to connect to a SQL Server database:

  1. Download the SQL Server JDBC driver from Microsoft's website:

  2. Add the JDBC driver to your classpath.

  3. Use the following code to establish a connection to the database:

String url = "jdbc:sqlserver://hostname:port;databaseName=dbname";
String username = "user";
String password = "pass";

Connection conn = DriverManager.getConnection(url, username, password);

Replace "hostname", "port", "dbname", "user", and "pass" with the appropriate values for your database.

Once you have established a connection to the database, you can execute SQL statements and process the results using the standard JDBC APIs.

I hope this helps! Let me know if you have any questions.