Mapping SQL and Java Data Types

The following table shows the mapping between SQL and Java data types. They are from JDBC.

SQL data type Java data type
Simply mappable Object mappable
VARCHAR   String
NUMERIC   java.math.BigDecimal
DECIMAL   java.math.BigDecimal
BIT boolean Boolean
TINYINT byte Integer
SMALLINT short Integer
INTEGER int Integer
BIGINT long Long
REAL float Float
FLOAT double Double
BINARY   byte[]
VARBINARY   byte[]
DATE   java.sql.Date
TIME   java.sql.Time
TIMESTAMP   java.sql.Timestamp

Context for Mapping SQL and Java Data Types

Home » Articles » Database Concepts and Standards » DBMS Standards » SQLJ » Mapping SQL and Java Data Types

Related Articles for Mapping SQL and Java Data Types

The Savvy Manager's Guide

is also the author of a book that explains Web Services, service-oriented architecture, and Cloud Computing in an easy-to-understand, non-technical manner.

Web Services, Service-Oriented Architectures, and Cloud Computing: The Savvy Manager's Guide

by with David Dick

This is a guide for the savvy manager who wants to capitalize on the wave of change that is occurring with Web Services, service-oriented architecture, and—more recently—Cloud Computing. The changes wrought by these technologies will require both a basic grasp of the technologies and an effective way to deal with how these changes will affect the people who build and use the systems in our organizations. This book covers both issues. Managers at all levels of all organizations must be aware of both the changes that we are now seeing and ways to deal with issues created by those changes.