how to connect mysql database to my java app

November 19, 2019 165 views
Java

Hello
I am trying to deploy a java app on my droplet.
but the matter is how can i connect my mysql database with my java app.
and how do i know, whether my database is connected to my app or not?
i am using tomcat.

Thank you

edited by bobbyiliev
1 Answer

Hi @smehsan, there are a few things that you need to do:

  1. Shut down Tomcat
  2. Install the MySQL DB driver
  3. Configure your Tomcat to connect to your MySQL
  4. Start Tomcat

I recommend checking this article here on how to do that, just skip step 4:

https://confluence.atlassian.com/conf59/configuring-a-mysql-datasource-in-apache-tomcat-792499579.html

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