Java Tip 143: Utilize the Database Schema Browser

November 4, 2003

[From JavaWorld]

Let DB Schema Browser fetch information from a database

The Database Schema Browser utility uses Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) APIs DatabaseMetaData and ResultSet to fetch information from a database and display it to users.

This simple servlet provides users with customizable options to retrieve a listing of all tables in a schema, tables matching a certain criteria (e.g., only tables that start with TBL), and all tables of a specific schema. You can also get a listing of all views.

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