Creating and Modifying Database Objects

To create, modify or drop a database object like a table or view you use the execute() method. This method is similar to the method executeQuery(), but it doesn't return a result. Example 5.4, “Dropping a Table in JDBC illustrates the usage.

Example 5.4. Dropping a Table in JDBC

This example will drop a table.

Statement st = conn.createStatement();
st.execute("DROP TABLE mytable");