As we will observe by examining questions and answers, JDBC provides a powerful, comprehensive interface for accessing databases from
Java programs and servlets. The JDBC API allows any Java program, even an applet and servlet, to connect to a
relational database management system (RDBMS)
and perform queries and transactions. Servlets and JDBC are ideal for creating dynamic contents
Using JDBC from a Java servlet involves a three-tier distributed application, consisting of a user interface (the web browser),
business logic (a series of Java servlets), and database access.
The user interface is an HTML file in a browser.
The middle tier is a Java servlet that handles requests from the client web browser and provides access to the third tier, a database accessed via JDBC.